Doris Wagner, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology
Doris Wagner did her undergraduate work in Weihenstephan, Germany. She received her PhD from UC Berkeley for work on phytochrome B in Dr. Peter Quail's lab. Subsequently she joined Dr Elliot Meyerowitz' lab at Caltech as postdoc studying theLEAFY transcription factor and linking ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling to plant development. She has held an independent position at the University of Pennsylvania since 2000, where she is a full professor and holds a named chair. Dr. Wagner has published more than 60 papers on the transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of changes in cell identity and function. She is an elected member and now president of the North American Arabidopsis Steering Committee, has co-led an international initiative to promote plant epigenetics and epigenomics (EPIC) and has organized a number of workshops and symposia on plant development and epigenetics. Dr. Wagner has been recognized for her efforts in undergraduate and graduate teaching and training.
Sunday, July 15
3:18 PM – 3:38 PM