4/11/13: MSI PI Muehlbauer Named Distinguished McKnight University Professor


Professor Gary Muehlbauer (Agronomy and Plant Genetics and Plant Biology) is among the five faculty members who have been named as the 2013 Distinguished McKnight University Professors. This program recognizes the University’s most outstanding mid-career faculty.


Professor Muehlbauer uses genomics to study plant function and agricultural productivity. He is an internationally known leader in this field, with many publications in prestigious journals. He uses resources at the Computational Genetics Laboratory in his studies of the barley, wheat, soybean, and maize genomes.


Descriptions of all the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished McKnight University Professorships can be found on the University’s Scholars Walk website