Esther van der Knaap Professor; Areas of Interest: Tomatoes, genetics and genomics, plant development Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Contact Information vanderkn@uga.edu 706-542-4682
Mailing Address Athens, CAES Campus 111 Riverbend Road, CAGT Room 124, Athens, GA 30602
Portrait of Esther van der Knaap

Dr. van der Knaap is a plant geneticist and molecular biologist. In September 2015, she moved her program to Horticulture and the Center of Applied Genetic Technologies at the University of Georgia, Athens. Her research is focused on the regulation of fruit shape and size of tomato and other Solanaceous crops. For more information, go to https://vanderknaaplab.uga.edu.

93% Research; 7% Teaching                                                

Degrees

Degree

Field

Institution

Date Obtained

PhD Genetics Michigan State University

1998

BS/MS Plant Pathology Wageningen University

1990