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Jared Decker, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: S132B Animal Science Research Center

Phone: (573) 882-2504


Lab URL:

Home Department: Animal Sciences

Concentration: Bioinformatics

Education: University of Missouri


Genomics provides us with an opportunity to tackle questions that previously we did not have adequate tools to address. I use genomic data in multiple ways, from improving genome assemblies, to identifying causal variants, to investigating the genetic history of species.