Stephen Baenziger

Stephen Baenziger

University of Nebraska

Genetics

Stephen Baenziger is Eugene W. Price Distinguished Professor of Small Grains Breeding and Genetics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Nebraska Wheat Growers Presidential Chair.  His research emphasis is on small grains cultivar development along with projects on transgene inheritance in wheat, germplasm evaluation and utilization, understanding wheat yield and agronomic performance using unique cytogenetic tools and molecular markers, and determining the genetic components that may be of value in future global climate change scenarios.   His work has resulted in 33 wheat, 5 barley, and 4 triticale cultivars.