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Department of Plant Pathology

Justin Faris

justin Adjunct Professor
1712 Claflin Rd
4024 Throckmorton Ctr.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 701-239-1339
Fax: 701-239-1369



Biography and Education


Ph.D. Genetics, Kansas State University, 1999
M.S. Plant Breeding and Genetics, North Dakota State University, 1995
B.S. Crop and Weed Science, North Dakota State University, 1993


Genome analysis of wheat, durum and related species. 


Akhunov E, Sehgal S, Liang H, Wang S, Akhunova A, Kaur G, Li W, Forrest K, See D, Šimková H, Ma Y, Hayden M, Luo M, Faris J, Dolezel J, Gill B. Comparative analysis of syntenic genes in grass genomes reveals accelerated rates of gene structure and coding sequence evolution in polyploid wheat. Plant Physiol. 2013, 161:252-265

Faris, J.D., Fellers, J.P., Brooks, S.A. and Gill, B.S. 2003. A bacterial artificial chromosome contig spanning the major domestication locus Q in wheat and identification of a candidate gene. Genetics 164(1):311-321.