PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Judith K. Brown

Professor, School of Plant Sciences; Joint Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Arizona; UA BIO-5 Institute, Center for Insect Sciences

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. 1984 The University of Arizona, Plant Pathology (Virology/Vector Biology)

  • M.S. 1981 Washington State University, Plant Pathology (Virology/Vector Biology)

  • B.S. 1979 Texas A & M University, Horticulture; Minor:Plant Pathology

Research Interests

  • Genomic complexity and phylodynamics of the genus, Begomovirus and cacao-infecting badnaviruses

  • Phylogeography, gene flow, and evolution of the Bemisia tabaci cryptic species

  • Functional genomics dissection of the begomovirus-whitefly vector transmission pathway

  • Functional determinants of Ca. Liberibacter-psyllid circulative, propagative invasion and RNA-interference

  • Pathogenicity of Vampirovibrio chlorellavorus and Chlorella host species

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