Gerald Tuskan

Biosciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Gerald A. Tuskan

Corporate Fellow [Group Leader]

  • Ph.D., Genetics, Texas A&M University, 1984
  • M.S., Forest Genetics, Mississippi State University, 1980
  • B.S., Forest Management, Northern Arizona University, 1978

Research Interests:

  • Genetic basis of tree growth and development with emphasis on biomass accumulations, carbon allocation and cell wall chemistry
  • Populus genomics - assembly of the draft sequence, comparative genomics and functional gene identification
  • Short-rotation woody crop silvicultural systems

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