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 placed 2nd in the CAES undergarduate symposium oral presentations. Congratulations, Thomas!

November 2017

small_KMD_Nov16.jpg Congratulations to Dr. Katrien Devos on being awarded the D.W. Brooks Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

April 2018

small_ThomasGottillaHeadshot_0.jpg Congratulations to Thomas Gottilla on winning second place for his oral presentation in the CAES undergraduate symposium.

February 2017

small_Spiekerman.3MT.png Congratulations to John Spiekerman for winning the Genetics 3MT competition

December 2016

small_Alex14.jpg Alex Johnson was awarded a 2-year USDA Predoctoral Fellowship. Well done, Alex!
small_KMD_Nov16.jpg Katrien Devos was elected as a Fellow of AAAS.
small_Fabio.jpg 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

small_HuiWang1.jpg 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.