Henry T. Nguyen, PhD


Plant Science & Technology

Contact Information

Email NguyenHenry@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-5494
Address 25 Agriculture Lab
Website Molecular Genetics & Soybean Genomics Laboratory


BS, Crop Science, Pennsylvania State University
MS, Plant Breeding, Pennsylvania State University
PhD, Agronomy (Plant Genetics), University of Missouri


Henry Nguyen has a research program in molecular genetics, genomics, and biotechnology. His long standing research interest is abiotic stress adaptation and tolerance in plants with a current emphasis on soybean. Specific research areas include:

  1. Molecular genetics and integrated functional genomics of plant adaptation to stress environments (drought, flooding, salinity and high temperature).
  2. Application of contemporary genetic and genomic technologies to studying genome variation and inheritance of complex traits in plants (stress adaptation, disease resistance, and value-added seed composition).
  3. Development and application of genomics-assisted breeding strategies for crop improvement.

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