Carlos Quiros

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Professor Emeritus and Geneticist


Plant Sciences
Plant Sciences

Offices and Labs

116 Asmundson Hall


1975 PhD Genetics University of California, Davis
1972 MS Plant Science University of New Hampshire
1968 BS Agriculture Agrarian University, Peru



Department and Center Affiliations

UCD Genomics Center


Economic Botany

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology
Integrated Genetics and Genomics

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics
  • Systematics and Evolutionary Biology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Hort -Agronomy


123 Asmundson website
  • Dan Qiu Bo Yang

Teaching Interests

Multimedia uses for teaching genetics to undergraduates. Development of online quizzes, animations, and other teaching aids.


BIS 101 Genes and Gene Expression (Winter)
GGG 291 History of Genetics Seminar (Winter)
VCR 221 Genomics and Breeding of Vegetables (Spring)


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  • Li, G. and CF Quiros. 2003. In planta side-chain glucosinolate modification in Arabidopsis by introduction of dioxygenase Brassica homolog BoGSL-ALK. Theor. Appl. Genet 106:1116-1121.
  • Li, G, M. Gao, B. Yang and, CF Quiros 2003 Gene to gene alignment between the Brassica and Arabidopsis genomes by transcriptional mapping., Theoretical and Applied Genetics 107:168-180.
  • Gao M, Li G, Yang B, McCombie WR and CF Quiros 2004. Comparative analysis of a Brassica BAC clone containing several major aliphatic glucosinolate genes with its corresponding Arabidopsis sequence. Genome 47:666-679.
  • Gao M, Li G, McCombie WR and CF Quiros 2005. Comparative analysis of a transposon-rich Brassica oleracea BAC clone with its corresponding sequence in A. thaliana TAG 111:949-955.
  • Gao M, Li G, Potter, D. McCombie WR and CF Quiros 2005. Comparative analysis of methylthioalkylmalate synthase (MAM) gene family and flanking DNA se
  • Ortega R, Kliebenstein D, Arbizu C, Ortega R and CF Quiros 2006. Survey of cultivated and feral mashua (Tropaeolum tuberosum Ruiz & Pavon) in the cusco Region of Peru. Econ. Bot 60:254-264