Susan R. McCouch

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

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Contact Information

162 Emerson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-0420

Susan R. McCouch

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

Expertise
Rice molecular genetics; molecular breeding; gene discovery; genome wide association analysis; genomic prediction; bioinformatic tools and resources

Current Research Interest
Molecular breeding strategies; diversity of gene banks; global food production; evolutionary genetics; genome editing

Distinction
Crop Science Society of America Presidential Award
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Golden Sickle Award
Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award 
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Selected Publications
McCouch, Susan R., Mark H. Wright, Chih-Wei Tung, Lyza G. Maron, Kenneth L. McNally, Melissa Fitzgerald, Namrata Singh, Genevieve DeClerck, Francisco Agosto-Perez, Pavel Korniliev, Anthony J. Greenberg, Ma. Elizabeth B. Naredo, Sheila Mae Q. Mercado, Sandra E. Harrington, Yuxin Shi, Darcy A. Branchini, Paula R. Kuser-Falcão, Hei Leung, Kowaru Ebana, Masahiro Yano, Georgia Eizenga, Anna McClung, and Jason Mezey. “Open Access Resources for Genome-Wide Association Mapping in Rice.Nature Communications 7 (2016): 10532.

McCouch, Susan, Gregory J. Baute, James Bradeen, Paula Bramel, Peter K. Bretting, Edward Buckler, John M. Burke, David Charest, Sylvie Cloutier, Glenn Cole, Hannes Dempewolf, Michael Dingkuhn, Catherine Feuillet, Paul Gepts, Dario Grattapaglia, Luigi Guarino, Scott Jackson, Sandra Knapp, Peter Langridge, Amy Lawton-Rauh, Qui Lijua, Charlotte Lusty, Todd Michael, Sean Myles, Ken Naito, Randall L. Nelson, Reno Pontarollo, Christopher M. Richards, Loren Rieseberg, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Steve Rounsley, Ruaraidh Sackville Hamilton, Ulrich Schurr, Nils Stein, Norihiko Tomooka, Esther van der Knaap, David van Tassel, Jane Toll, Jose Valls, Rajeev K. Varshney, Judson Ward, Robbie Waugh, Peter Wenzi, and Daniel Zamir. “Agriculture: Feed the Future.Nature 489, no. 7456 (2013): 23-24.

Cornell Research Website Article
Rice for Global Food Security