Biology Department
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J. Stephen Horton

Job Title
Professor of Biological Sciences
Wold Center 222

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.

Teaching interests

Astrobiology (BIO 058), Molecular Biology of the Cell (BIO 225), Bioinformatics: Information Technology in the Life Sciences (BIO 243) and Genetics and Molecular Biology (BIO 384)


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Academic credentials

B.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D. University of Toronto