Allen Van Deynze

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Professional Researcher


Plant Sciences

Offices and Labs

Plant Reproductive Biology Extension Center Drive$Davis, CA 95616
+1 530 754 6444


1993 PhD Plant Breeding University of Guelph, Canada
1989 MS Plant Breeding University of Manitoba, Canada
1987 BS Plant Science University of Manitoba, Canada

Research Interests

Plant Breeding

Application of technology to plant breeding in California crops

Pepper genetics

Elucidating the basis of capsaicin synthesis and resistance to phytophthora in pepper.

Department and Center Affiliations

Seed Biotechnology Center
Plant Sciences

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Horticulture and Agronomy