J. Stephen Horton
Department Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Toronto, 1990
Research Interests: Molecular genetics of fungal development. Our lab is currently examining the genetic regulation of mushroom development, with potential application to the commercial mushroom industry. We are also involved in the genetic testing for diseases in dogs, cats and horses.
- Palmer, G. E. and Horton, J. S., 2006. Mushrooms by magic: making connections between signal transduction and fruiting body development in the basidiomycete fungus schizophyllum commune. FEMS Microbiology Letters 262:1-8.
Courses: Astrobiology (BIO 058), Bioinformatics: Information Technology in the Life Sciences (BIO 243) and Molecular Genetics (BIO 384)
Phone: (518) 388-6328
Office: Wold 222