At A Glance:

  • Claude dePamphilis, associate professor of biology, Penn State University.
  • 1977 — AB, Oberlin College
  • 1988 — PhD, University of Georgia
  • Postdoc — (1988-1989) NSF, University of Michigan; (1989-1990), Indiana University.

Gregor Mendel did his experimental gardening work with one plant, the pea.

Claude dePamphilis and the researchers on the NSF’s Floral Genome project will be doing theirs with 15 other flowering plants, but none of them the pea.

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