Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute

College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences
College of Biological Sciences
University of Minnesota

122 Cargill/MPG
1500 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Ph: (612) 624-6269
Fax: (612) 624-6264
Contact: Suzanne Livingston, Associate Administrator

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Bioscience Field

Microbial and plant genomics research, education and service


The mission of the Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute (MPGI) is to promote advances in microbial and plant genomics, genomics-enabled science, and molecular genetics for the benefit of society. The Institute will accomplish this through research, educational and outreach activities that foster a multi-disciplinary interchange of ideas and cutting-edge technologies and their applications. Activities of the Institute will contribute to basic science and the translation of genomics for applications to the environment, agriculture, and human health.


The University of Minnesota's Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute consists of a group of faculty with intense interest in the successful development and application of genomics at the University of Minnesota and the resulting societal and environmental impact.

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