Texas Tech University

Robert Wright, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Crop Genomics (PSS) with a Joint Appointment with Texas AgriLife Research

Email: robert.wright@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-0163

Department of Plant and Soil Science 

Texas Tech University
Bayer Plant Science, Room 217
2911 15th Street
Mail Stop 2122 
Lubbock, TX 79409-2122 
Robert Wright

Personal Information

Dr. Wright received his bachelor's degree in Biology from John Brown University in 1990. He earned his master's degree in Plant Breeding and Genetics from the University of Arkansas in 1993. In 1997, Dr. Wright received his doctorate in Genetics from Texas A&M University.

Research Interests

My professional career has focused on integrating molecular techniques with classical approaches to crop improvement, specifically; utilizing DNA based strategies to assist with the discovery and selection of important genes controlling crop productivity and quality.


  • PSS 4415 - Plant Biotechnology
  • PSS 5301 - Advanced Genetics
  • PSS 5377 - Cotton Fiber: Genotype to Phenotype Character
  • PSS 5421 - Genetically Modified Crops

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