Randall J. Wisser

Education

  • Postdoc – Quantitative Genetics – North Carolina State University
  • Ph.D. – Plant Breeding and Genetics – Cornell University
  • B.S. – Biological Science – Florida International University

Courses Taught

  • Genome Science: Technologies and Techniques
  • Genetics and Breeding
  • Diversity of the Double Helix

Research

  • The Wisser laboratory works in the domain of plant genomics and breeding.
  • Investigations are centered on elucidating the genetic basis and other biological aspects of complex traits, response to artificial selection, environmental adaptation, and quantitative disease resistance.
  • The laboratory provides a setting for trainees and professionals to address biological questions relevant to plant improvement while developing fundamental skills in biology, breeding, statistics, bioinformatics, and molecular biology through a combination of field, laboratory, and computational experimentation.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Genetics Society of America
  • Member, National Association of Plant Breeders
  • Member, American Phytopathological Society
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Contact Information
Randall J. Wisser

Associate Professor of Plant Genetics

Plant and Soil Sciences
163 Townsend Hall (office)
304 Worrilow Hall (lab)
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1356

Email: rjw@udel.edu