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Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics: People

Roger Boerma

Distinguished Research Professor

Roger BoermaCenter for Applied Genetic Technologies
111 Riverbend Road
Athens, Ga 30602

Phone: 706-548-1265
Fax: 706-583-8120

Research area: Soybean breeding and genetics


Dr. Boerma began employment with the University of Georgia as an assistant professor of agronomy and has spent his professional career at the University of Georgia where he now serves as a Distinguished Research Professor in Crop Breeding and Director of the Center for Soybean Improvement and the Center for Applied Genetic Technologies.


Degree Field Institution Date Obtained
M.S. Plant Breeding and Genetics University of Illinois 1970
Ph.D. Plant Breeding and Genetics University of Illinois 1973