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Erik W Vollbrecht

Erik W Vollbrecht

  • Associate Professor
Dr. Vollbrecht received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997, studying genetic mechanisms of plant reproduction and molecular genetic regulation of plant development. He was then a DOE-Energy Biosciences post doctoral fellow of the Life Sciences Research Foundation at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. At Iowa State, Vollbrecht is studying plant developmental mechanisms.

Research Interest
Plant development and evolution, transposon biology, maize functional genomics
Please see the lab research page for details

Contact Info

2206 Molecular Biology
2437 Pammel Dr.


  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1985
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1997

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Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology (GDCBGraduate Study Programs
Interdepartmental Genetics (IG)
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)
Interdepartmental Plant Biology (IPB)
Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB)