Benildo De los Reyes, Ph.D.
Phone: (806) 834-6421
Texas Tech University
Department of Plant and Soil Science
Experimental Sciences Building, Room 215
Mail Stop 2122
Lubbock, TX 79409-2122
Reyes Genetics Lab
Prior to joining the Tech faculty, De los Reyes was a tenured faculty member at the University of Maine’s School of Biology and Ecology, and Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, moving through the ranks of assistant professor, associate professor and professor of molecular genetics from 2004 to 2012. He also served as the school’s associate director until his departure in December 2015 to join the faculty of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech.
Earlier he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Michigan State University’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, a graduate research associate at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, and a graduate research assistant at Pennsylvania State University’s Department of Horticulture.
De los Reyes received his bachelor of science degree in biology with a concentration in genetics from the University of the Philippines-Los Banos. His master’s degree in genetics and biochemistry was from the University of the Philippines-Los Banos and the International Rice Research Institute. He obtained his Ph.D. in plant science with concentration in cellular and molecular biology at Oklahoma State University.