Welcome to the Devos Lab

What We Do

We work on the structure, function and evolution of grass genomes.  Our target crops are switchgrass, wheat, millets and seashore paspalum.  Check out the research projects that are currently ongoing.  


Contact Us

Katrien M. Devos
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Department of Plant Biology

University of Georgia
3111 Miller Plant Sciences
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-0925
Fax: 706-542-0914

Hot off the Press ...

Thomas Gottilla received a scholarship from the Georgia Seed Association....Congratulations, Thomas!

July 2018

gorilla Congratulations to Thomas Gottilla on being awarded a Georgia Seed Association scholarship. Well done, Thomas!

November 2017

kmd Congratulations to Dr. Katrien Devos on being awarded the D.W. Brooks Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

April 2018

gorilla Congratulations to Thomas Gottilla on winning second place for his oral presentation in the CAES undergraduate symposium.

February 2017

spiekman Congratulations to John Spiekerman for winning the Genetics 3MT competition

December 2016

alex Alex Johnson was awarded a 2-year USDA Predoctoral Fellowship. Well done, Alex!
kmd Katrien Devos was elected as a Fellow of AAAS.
fabio Welcome to Fabio Palumbo, a graduate student from the University of Padua, Italy. He arrived on November 29th 2016, and will be in the Devos lab for 6 months

November 2016

hui wang We welcome Hui Wang, a graduate student from Nanjing Agricultural University. She arrived on November 16th 2016, and will be in the Devos lab for 1 year.