Irina Makarevitch received a B.S. degree in molecular biology from Novosibirsk State University, Russia, and a Ph.D. degree in plant breeding and genetics from the University of Minnesota. Currently, he works as an Assistant Professor of Biology at Hamline University. He studies maize epigenetics in collaboration with Dr. Springer at the University of Minnesota. He is also interested in developing novel approaches to teaching various biology disciplines. His areas of expertise include biology undergraduate education, plant genetics and genomics, transgenic DNA integration, maize DNA methylases, aneuploidy, histone methylation, and epigenetics.
Biography Updated on 3 April 2012