Ma, Jianxin

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Regulation of Plant Nodulation by Rhizobial tRNA-Derived Small RNAs
  1. Agriculture
  2. Biotechnology
Ma, Jianxin


Dr. Jianxin Ma is a Professor of Agronomy at Purdue University. Dr. Ma earned a B.S. in crop science from Qingdao Agricultural University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in plant genetics and breeding from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Dr. Ma was awarded the 2016 Agricultural Research Award for his work in plant genetics and genomics. He was recognized as a University Faculty Scholar from 2012-2017 and received the Seeds for Success Award in 2009 and 2012, both from Purdue. Dr. Ma's research interests include comparative and evolutionary genomics, genetic dissection of complex traits, and genetic diversity and germplasm enhancement.

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