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Core Faculty

Christine Elsik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: S134D Animal Science Resource Center

Phone: 882-7422

Email: ElsikC@missouri.edu

Lab URL:

Home Department: Animal Sciences

Concentration: Bioinformatics

Education: PhD, Texas A&M

Christine Elsik’s research expertise is in computational biology and bioinformatics, and she works specifically in genome sequencing and annotation. She has worked extensively with genomes of cattle and a number of insect species. Chris will have a joint appointment between Animal and Plant Sciences and will be located in the Animal Science Research Center. She will have responsibilities in developing a collaborative research program in genomics, advising graduate students and teaching bioinformatics or computational biology.