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Roger Innes

Department of Biology

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Roger Innes is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington and directs IU Bloomington’s Electron Microscopy Center. His research focuses on the immune system in plants, with a particular interest in how plants detect pathogens and how detection is translated into an active immune response. 

He received his Ph.D. in molecular, cellular and developmental biology at the University of Colorado-Boulder and completed post-doctoral research at the University of California-Berkeley. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Microbiology.

Areas of Expertise

Plant molecular biology, genetically modified organisms, GMOs, agriculture, food security, plant disease, plant breeding, basic research, electron microscopy.

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