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CAHNRS Department of Horticulture Genomics Lab


Dr. Amit Dhingra

Dr. Amit Dhingra is an Associate Professor of  genomics and biotechnology. He is an affiliate faculty of the Center for Precision Automated & Agriculture Systems. He serves as graduate faculty in four programs:
  • Horticulture
  • Molecular Plant Sciences
  • NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program
  • MS in Agriculture 

He received his BS in Botany (Honors) from Delhi University, India (1991) followed by a MS in Botany (Honors) from Agra University, India (1993). He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Delhi, India, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, supported by The Rockefeller Foundation pre-doctoral fellowship (2000). His professional preparation, initiated at Rutgers and successfully culminated at University of Florida, represents a confluence of multiple disciplines within plant biology. He joined Washington State University as an Assistant Professor in 2006.


On the cover of the Rolling Clone Magazine

Credit: Creative musings of an undergraduate student.