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Matthew Hufford, Ph.D.

Associate and Cassling Family ProfessorIowa State University

Dr. Matthew Hufford is an Associate and endowed Cassling Family Professor in the Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology Department at Iowa State University. Dr. Hufford's group utilizes long-read technology for genome assembly and comparative genomic analysis of maize and its wild relatives. This work provides basic evolutionary insight into the processes of crop domestication and adaptation with applications to crop improvement.