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Bill Ricci

Basic Information

Personal Website:
Lab office:
Miller Plant Sciences Bldg. Rm. 4409
Lab phone:
706-542-7878
Research Interests:

I study how the chromatin environment (e.g. histone covalent modifications, local density of nucleosomes in chromatin) regulates transcriptional initiation and elongation in Arabidopsis thaliana and Zea mays.

Articles Featuring Bill Ricci

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 3:10pm

Congratulations to Bill Ricci, who was awarded the first annual Paper of the Year Award for 2019! The paper nominated is "Widespread long-range cis-regulatory elements in the maize genome," which was published in Nature Plants (see reference below),…

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 2:11pm

Maize Genes Are Controlled by Far-Off Regulatory Regions

Bill Ricci

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 11:43am

Bill Ricci (from Kelly Dawe's lab) received the Wilbur Duncan Award for 2019. This award is the highest recognition awarded to students in Plant Biology and it recognizes a PBIO graduate student's excellence in two of three areas: research, teaching and service…

Major Professor


Kelly Dawe

Faculty: Professor of Plant Biology & Genetics

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