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Department of Plant Pathology

Dr. Justin Faris

Dr. Justin Faris

Adjunct Professor

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Kansas State University
4024 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: 701-239-1339
Fx: 701-239-1369


  • 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


  • 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.


Genome analysis of wheat, durum and related species.