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educator , geneticist

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.

Achievements

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

Interests

  • Other 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