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Ashley Mattison

Ashley Mattison

Advisor: Dr. John Mullet

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
MS 2128

College Station , TX 77843-2128


  1. B.S., Genetics, Clemson University, May 2011


Entered the program in 2011

Research Project:

I am working on identifying genes that affect grain yield in sorghum via QTL mapping.

Broader Impacts of Research Project:

The 2050 mandate to double our grain production is causing an increased need to understand and increase grain yield.

Research Interests:

Quantitative genetics, genomics, plant genetics

Grants and Awards:

  • Exceptional Performance in Teaching (Genetics)
  • NSF-GRFP Honorable Mention

Membership and Activities:

  • Genetics Graduate Student Association (2011-present)
  • Recruiting Chair, Genetics Graduate Student Association (2012-2013)