Seth D. Findley -


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Seth D. Findley, Ph. D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Plant Sciences
202 Bond Life Science Center
1201 E. Rollins Street
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO  65211

Email: sethdfindleyphd at
Tel: (573)-884-3045
Fax: (573)-884-9676
Current Research Focus

FISH-based Karyotyping of Soybean.


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC.
Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
B.A. Department of Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin OH.
Recent Publications

Gill,G., S. Findley, J. Walling, C. Hans, J. Ma, J. Doyle, G. Stacey, and S. Jackson. Molecular and chromosomal evidence for allopolyploidy in soybean, Glycine max (L.) Merr. (2009). Plant Physiology (In Press).

Wu X., G. Zhong, S. Findley, P. Cregan, G. Stacey, H. Nguyen. (2008) Genetic marker anchoring by six-dimensional pools for development of a soybean physical map. BMC Genomics, 9:28.

Zhang X., X. Wu, S .Findley, J. Wan, M. Libault, H. Nguyen, S. Cannon, G. Stacey (2007) Molecular evolution of lysin motif-type receptor-like kinases in plants. Plant Physiology, 144:623.

Findley, S.D., B. Brower-Toland, L. Jiang, L. Liu, H. Yin, M. Dus, P. Zhou, S. Elgin, and H. Lin. (2007). Drosophila PIWI associates with chromatin and interacts directly with HP1. Genes and Development, 21:2300.

H. Shcherbata,C. Althauser, S. Findley, and H. Ruohola-Baker. 2004. The mitotic-to-endocycle switch in Drosophila follicle cells is executed by Notch-dependent regulation of G1/S, G2/M and M/G1 cell-cycle transitions. Development. 131:3169.

Findley, S, M. Tamanaha, N. Clegg, and H. Ruohola-Baker. 2003. Maelstrom, a Drosophila spindle-class gene, encodes a protein that colocalizes with Vasa and RDE1/AGO1 homolog, Aubergine, in nuage. Development. 130:859-71.

Clegg, N, S. Findley, A. Mahowald, and H. Ruohola-Baker. 2001. Maelstrom is required to position the MTOC in stage 2-6 Drosophila oocytes. Dev Genes Evol. 211:44-8.