Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics
Office: 
111 Riverbend Road (CAGT)
Phone Number:  706-542-4021
Grant Support: 
  • NSF; Comparative, Functional, and Epi-Genomics of Legumes and Nodule Formation, Scott Jackson, Robert Schmitz, March Libault, 11/01/2013-10/31/2017
  • Peanut Foundation; Genetic and genomic analysis of A. stenosperma a donor of strong pest and disease resistances to the peanut crop, David Bertioli, Scott Jackson, 08/01/2014-08/31/2016
  •  Peanut Foundation; The development of peanut lines and varieties that incorporate late leaf spot and root-knot nematode resistance from wild species, David Bertioli, Scott Jackson, 02/27/2015-02/26/2017
  • Peanut Foundation; New genotyping methods to profile and track introgressions of wild chromosome segments into cultivated peanut, Scott Jackson, Dongying Gao, 2/26/17
  • NSF; Joint NSF/ERA-CAPS: Collaborative Research:  BEAN-ADAPT-Genetic Architecture of Rapid Evolutionary Adaption to Changing Environments in Domesticated Phaseolus Bean Species, Scott Jackson, Roberto Papa, Paul Gepts, 05/15/2015-04/30/2018
  • Peanut Foundation; Genetic and genomic analysis of A. stenosperma a donor of strong pest and disease resistances to the peanut crop, David Bertioli, Scott Jacksom, 04/13/2015-12/08/2016
  • GACC for Peanut; Development of artificial tetraploid species for accelerating introgression of disease resistance genes into cultivated peanut, Scott Jackson, 01/01/2016-06/30/2017
  • GACC for Peanut; Pyramiding breeding peanut germplasm with multiple disease resistance and high oleic acid content, Scott Jackson, 01/01/2016-06/30/2017
  • GACC for Peanut; Introgression and Utilization of Pest and Disease Resistance Genes from Wild Species for Peanut Improvement, Scott Jackson, 07/01/2016-06/3020/17
  • Peanut Foundation; New genotyping methods to profile and track introgressions of wild chromosome segments into cultivated peanut, Scott Jackson, 03/02/2016-03/01/2017
  • USDA; Comparison of mutation rates in soybean following transformation, mutagenesis, tissue culture and conventional breeding, Wayne Parrott, Scott Jackson, 09/01/2015-088/31/2018
Of Note: 
  • Current editorial Boards: G3Genes|Genomes|Genetics; Frontiers in Plant Sciences; Rice; Molecular Plant; and The Plant Genome.
  • University of Georgia Faculty Diversity Award (2016)
  • Fellow, American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science (2011)
  • Program Officer, NSF, Plant Genome Program (2010-2011)
  • NSF Young Investigator Award (2002)
Recent Publications: