Robert Stupar

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Professor at UMN Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics

Robert Stupar is currently a professor in the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at the University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Genetics from the University of Wisconsin. He is a graduate faculty in Applied Plant Sciences, Plant and Microbial Biology, and Bioinformatics and Computation Biology. In 2012 he was awarded the American Society of Agronomy Early Career Profession Award and in 2015 he was awarded the Crop Science Society of America Young Crop Scientist Award. His research focuses on molecular genetics and genomics of legume crop species, including soybean and pea. His primary interests include developing novel genetic resources, using genomic strategies for trait improvement, and the genetic basis of natural and induced phenotypic variation.

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