Michael J. Scanlon

Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

140 Emerson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-1156

Michael J. Scanlon

Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Genetics and genomics of plant development; shoot apical meristem structure and function

Current Research Interest
Pattern formation in plant shoots

Distinction
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Selected Publications
Leiboff, Samuel, Xianran Li, Heng Cheng Hu, Natalie Todt, Jinliang Yang, Xiao Li, Xiaoqing Yu, Gary J. Muehlbauer, Marja C. P. Timmermans, Jianming Yu, Patrick S. Schnable, and Michael J. Scanlon. “Genetic Control of Morphometric Diversity in the Maize Shoot Apical Meristem.” Nature Communications 6 (2015).

Johnston Robyn, Minghui Wang , Qi Sun, Anne W. Sylvester, Sarah Hake, and Michael J. Scanlon. “Transcriptomic Analyses Indicate That Maize Ligule Development Recapitulates Gene Expression Patterns That Occur during Lateral Organ Initiation.” The Plant Cell 26, no. 12 (2014): 4718–4732.

Cornell Research Website Article
Forming Plants' Leaves, Stems, and Flowers