Welcome to the Legume-Microbe Interactions Laboratory at the University of Missouri (MU). The laboratory is directed by Professor Gary Stacey, MU Curators’ Professor of Plant Science. The interests of the laboratory are diverse but have a common theme of plant and microbe development. Click on the research or publication link to learn more about the wide variety of research projects underway or completed. A variety of structural and functional genomic methods are being used to understand the way in which legumes respond to microbial infection.
InterConnections: Get to Know Member Beverly J. Agtuca
Chun Jong-Yoon, our former Ph.D. student, whose company created a COVID-19 test using AI technology.
Beverly’s paper is an MPMI research highlight.
Gary Stacey, Ph.D.
Curators’ Professor of Plant Science
Divisions of Plant Sciences and Biochemistry
271E Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Office phone: 573-884-4752
Lab Phone: 573-884-4799