Kessler, Sharon A Ann

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Overexpression of ONA1 to Increase Plant Biomass and Seed Yield
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Kessler, Sharon A Ann


Dr. Sharon Ann Kessler is the Assistant Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology and Center for Plant Biology at Purdue University. Dr. Kessler earned a Bachelor's degree in Honors Biology at the University of Illinois and a Ph.D in Plant Biology at the University of California, Davis. In 2013, the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) honored Dr. Kessler with the Women's Young Investigator Travel Award. Her research focuses on the molecular mechanisms behind plant reproduction.

For additional information, visit Dr. Kessler's Purdue website: or her Kessler Lab website: