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Robert E. Pruitt

Robert E. Pruitt, American geneticist, educator. Achievements include research in arabidopsis molecular genetics; discovery of non-mendelian inheritance in arabidopsis.

Background

  • Pruitt, Robert E. was born on January 25, 1959 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Son of William E. and Parsla K. Pruitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, St. Paul, 2008. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1986.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Minnesota, 1988—1992, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992—1997, associate professor, 1997—2000, Purdue University, Würzburg.Lafayette, Indiana, 2000—2006, professor, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in arabidopsis molecular genetics. Discovery of non-mendelian inheritance in arabidopsis.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, travel, bicycling, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Madeline A. Crosby, 1983 (divorced 1997). Children: Laura, Liese. Married Amanda J. Deering, 2007.
    • father: William E.
    • mother: Parsla K. Pruitt
    • spouses: Madeline A. Crosby
    • Amanda J. Deering
    • children: Laura Pruitt
    • Liese Pruitt
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    Born January 25, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 2008
      University Minnesota
    • 1986
      California Institute of Technology
    • 2006
      Assistant, professor University Minnesota
    • 1988 - 1992
      Assistant, professor University Minnesota
    • 1992 - 1997
      Assistant, professor University Minnesota
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States