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Mark Galatowitsch

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Mark Galatowitsch
Lab Services Coordinator

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I work on the Saint Paul campus with CBS faculty, TA's and staff to help implement the following labs: BIOL 2022 - Botany BIOL 3007W - Plant, Algal, and Fungal Diversity and Adaptation BIOL 3005W - Plant Function EEB 4068-5068 - Plant Physiological Ecology PBIO 4321 - Minnesota Flora PBIO 4511 - Flowering Plant Diversity

Education & Background
  • BA Biology, Saint Mary's College MN 1980
  • MS Plant Physiology, University of Minnesota 1984, thesis: In vitro propagation of Erythronium albidum Nutt. and Erythronium propullans Gray
  • Agrigenetics, Boulder, CO 1984-85 - Research Scientist - Plant Tissue Culture
  • USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, CO 1986-88 - Research Scientist - Sugarbeet Tissue culture
  • Garst Seed Co, Slater, IA 1988-93 - Research Scientist - Corn tissue culture and transformation
  • University of Minnesota, Agronomy Dept 1993-99 - Senior Scientist - Corn tissue culture and transformation
  • University of Minnesota, Agronomy/Plant Pathology - Computer support specialist 1999-2002
  • University of Minnesota, Agronomy Dept 2003-06 - Assistant Scientist - Oat/Maize addition line generation by embryo rescue
  • University of Minnesota, Biology program (BTL) 2006-present Lab Services Coordinator
Publications

Rines HW., et. al. 2009. Addition of individual chromosomes of maize inbreds B73 and Mo17 to oat cultivars Starter and Sun II: maize chromosome retention, transmission, and plant phenotype. Theor Appl Genet 119:1255–1264

Kynast RG, et. al. 2004. Dissecting the maize genome by using chromosome addition and radiation hybrid lines. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101:9921–9926

Phone Number
612-626-6687
Email Address

galat002@umn.edu

Address
216 Biological Sciences Center
1445 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108