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Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics: People

Cecilia McGregor

Associate Professor

Cecilia McGregorDepartment of Horticulture
1119 Miller Plant Sciences
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-0782
Fax: 706-542-0624

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Research area: Vegetable breeding and genomics


Dr. McGregor obtained her Undergraduate and M.S. degrees at the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) and her Ph.D from Louisiana State University. She has worked on a wide variety of organisms, including fish, Proteaceae, maize, potato and sweetpotato. She joined UGA in 2008 and currently focuses on watermelon breeding, genetics and genomics.


Degree Field Institution Date Obtained
M.S. Molecular Genetics University of Stellenbosch, South Africa 1995
Ph.D. Horticulture Louisiana State University 2006