Ed Coe Edward H. Coe, Jr.
Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS, and Professor of Agronomy
210 Curtis Hall
Department of Agronomy
University of Missouri Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211-7020 Ph.D., Botany, University of Illinois, 1954; M.S., Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, 1951; B.S., Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, 1949
Experience: 1954-1955 Research Fellow in Biological Sciences, California Inst. Tech.; 1955-date Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO.; 1959-1964 Associate Professor of Field Crops, Univ. of Missouri; 1964-date Professor of Agronomy, Univ. of Missouri; 1977-1991 Research Leader, Plant Genetics Res. Unit, USDA-ARS.
Program Goals: Genetic mechanisms of maize and systems of control of plant development; Compile, summarize and interrelate genetic and genome information on maize, its relatives, and related species; Develop and establish continuity for a national-resource database for maize genetics, mapping, and the maize genome.
Membership in Professional Societies: Amer. Assoc. Adv. Sci., Amer. Genetic Assoc., Bot. Soc. Amer., Crop Sci. Soc. Amer., Genetics Soc. Amer., Internat. Soc. Plant Molec. Biol.
Offices, Professional Service, and Activities: Editor, Maize Genetics Cooperation News Letter, 1975 to date; President, American Genetic Association, 1994.