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Dr. Donald R. McCarty

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Professor
Horticultural Sciences Department
1143 Fifield Hall
PO Box 110690
Gainesville, Fl 32611-0690
University of Florida
352-273-4846
drm@ufl.edu

Education
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Post-Doc, 1986 Molecular Genetics
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI PhD, 1985 Biochemistry
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI MS, 1982 Agronomy (NSF Fellow)
  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA BS, 1979 Agronomy
Research and Professional Experience
  • Associate Director, University of Florida Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2005-present).
  • Professor, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Horticultural Sciences Department,
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (1997-present) (comparative functional genomics, seed development, plant hormones, carotenoid metabolism)
  • Associate Professor, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (1991-1997).
  • Assistant Professor, Vegetable Crops Dept., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (1986-1991).
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Vegetable Crops Dept., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • (1985-1986), with L. Curtis Hannah (maize genetics and molecular biology of sucrose metabolism)
Professional Activities and Honors
  • Executive Board of the UF Genetics Institute, a campus wide institute devoted to training and research in modern genetics (2001-present).
  • Associate Director, UF Genetics Institute (2005-present).
  • UF Computational Biology Planning Committee (2008).
  • Editorial advisory board of Plant Journal (2000-2008).
  • SPB Society Hoagland Award Committee (2004-2007)
  • Editorial Board Plant Physiology (1997-2000).
  • UF Research Foundation Professor 1997-1999
  • UF/IFAS 1998 Award of Excellence for Graduate Research
  • UF Research Achievement Award 1992