Scientist Profile – Ming Gao

Ming GaoMing Gao Ph. D.
Senior Research Scientist

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, AGRL Room 113, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-2519

Email: migao@pvamu.edu

Education

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. (Plant Physiology)
M.S., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA, USA. (Biology)
B.S., Zhongsheng University, Guangzhou, P. R. China. (Botany)

Key Interests

Sweetpotato genomics; phylogenetic origin of the hexaploid sweetpotato genome; genetic mechanism regulating the formation of storage roots in sweetpotato; starch biosynthesis and genetic engineering in sweetpotato; and genetic mechanism regulating starch granule formation and its size distribution.

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