Elizabeth Kellogg, Ph.D.


Elizabeth has spent her career studying cereal crops and their wild relatives in the grass family, plants on which all of civilization depends. Her unique contribution has been to forge connections between scientists in the front lines of biodiversity research and those breaking new ground in genetic and genomic studies.


Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center beginning 2014
Adjunct Professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis
Associate of the Missouri Botanical Garden
E. Desmond Lee and Family Professor of Botanical Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1998-2013
Associate Professor, Harvard University, 1993-1998
Harvard University, Ph.D. in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, 1983

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Argentina, Academy of Science of St. Louis
Chancellor’s Award for Research and Creativity, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2005
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 2004-2005
Doctor Honoris Causa, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 2003

Research Team

Taylor AuBuchon, Research Technician
Viktoriya Coneva, Postdoctoral Associate
Michael McKain, Postdoctoral Associate 
Saman Saeidi, Research Technician
Chuanmei Zhu, Postdoctoral Associate