Aureliano Bombarely

Assistant Professor

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Bombarely's lab focuses on the genome sequencing, annotation and analysis of  floriculture crops such as petunia (Petunia axillaris and P. inflata) and gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa), and in the model species Nicotiana benthamiana (a Solanaceae used for plant pathogen interaction studies). Dr. Bombarely researches the origin and genome evolution of polyploid species and the impact of the domestication process of these species, especially in genes with important agronomical traits.

Research Interests

Genomics, Bioinformatics, Polyploidy, Plant Evolution and Domestication

Aureliano Bombarely Gomez, Asst Professor, Horticulture.

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