David Lightfoot | Plant Biology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



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David Lightfoot

Professor. Plant Soil and Agricultural Systems

David Lightfoot

Phone: 618.453.1797
Office: Public Policy Institute, Room 113
email: ga4082@siu.edu 

Dr. Lightfoot is PhD in Genetics and Professor for Biotechnology and Genomics at SIUC. He is Head of the Genomic Science Facility at SIUC. He is an Illinois Humanities Commission Road Scholar. He won Illinois Soybean Researcher of the year twice. He has published 126 peer reviewed articles, one book, sixteen book chapters, and thousands of DNA sequences. He has been awarded patent rights to 4 inventions. He has trained 7 PhD and 31 MS students.

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