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Brian Scheffler

Computational Molecular Biologist


Dr. Scheffler is the director of the MSA Genomics Laboratory which serves a majority of the genomics needs for the entire MSA and also helps with other genomics needs of the Agency.  In conjunction with ARS scientists, he and his team help inthe analysis of a wide range of important species including catfish, soybean, cotton, sugarcane, rice, sweet potato and various insects.   The Laboratory specializes in DNA sequencing, DNA marker technology and subsequent bioinformatic analysis.