Dr. Blake Meyers
Blake Meyers, from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and the University of Missouri–Columbia, has pioneered the development and application of high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies to make fundamental discoveries about small RNAs and their impact on plant biology. His research has had wide application to crop improvement, including the development of new technologies for breeding hybrid crops. Join us on Friday, May 12, for a special lecture by this trailblazing scientist.
ABOUT BLAKE MEYERS
A former member of the UD faculty (2002–2015), Dr. Meyers is a principal investigator at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis and a professor at the University of Missouri -Columbia. He is a Fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Society of Plant Biologists. He was elected a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 2022.