Scott Allen Jackson - UGA CAES
Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar, Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT) Crop & Soil Sciences: Plant Genetics Panelist
Scott A. Jackson is the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Professor of Plant Functional Genomics at the University of Georgia and the Director of the Center for Applied Genetic Technologies and has appointments in the Institute for Bioinformatics, Plant Biology and Crop and Soil Sciences. His research focuses on the application of modern genetics for crop improvement. Recent work has focused on sequencing the genomes of crops such as peanut, common bean and soybean wild relatives.