Richard Michelmore

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Dr. Michelmore’s research foci include classical and molecular genetics of disease resistance in plants, with particular emphasis on lettuce and tomato; comparative functional genomics of the Compositae; and molecular marker technologies for marker-assisted selection. They have released several sets of advanced lettuce breeding lines and have numerous genetic stocks of lettuce.

Department: Plant Sciences

Lab: Michelmore Lab

Email: rwmichelmore@ucdavis.edu