Professor of Molecular Genetics
Director, Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics
College of Agricultural Sciences
Email: 
jec16@psu.edu
Phone number(s): 
(814) 863-9164
Office Address: 
323 Forest Resources Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Future Energy Supply
Research Summary: 

Conducts research in the areas of genomics, conservation genetics and biotechnology. Genomics research identifies genes, DNA markers and quantitative trait loci governing growth, stress resistance, and plant-microbe interactions in hardwood tree species.