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Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450

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Anne B. Alerding, Ph.D.

AlerdingABAssociate Professor
Biology

Ph.D. -  The Pennsylvania State University (Plant Physiology 2003)
Dissertation: “The chloroplast as mediator of phenolic induction”

M.Sc. - University of British Columbia (Botany 1995)
Thesis: “Carbon allocation patterns in plants and plant ecosystems”

B.Sc.H. - Queen’s University at Kingston (Biology 1991)
Honors Thesis: “Interactions between photosynthesis, respiration and nitrogen assimilation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii”

Expertise:  Plant metabolism, biofuel development from crop residues, genetic engineering

203E Maury-Brooke Hall
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450
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E:  alerdingab@vmi.edu  

Background: 

Faculty Positions:

  • Associate Professor, VMI Biology, 2014 to 2014
  • Assistant Professor, VMI Biology, 2008 to 2014
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Washington and Lee, 2007-2008
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, James Madison University, 2006-2007
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Lynchburg College, 2005-2006
  • Adjunct Professor, Bridgewater College, 2004-2005 
  • VMI Awards Faculty Development Leave, Fall 2012: “Selecting a soybean cultivar for genetic engineering of biofuel traits, with opportunities for cadet research”
  • USDA Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Virginia Tech, 2002-2004: “Investigating the roles of flavonols in plants through molecular analyses of flavonol synthase isoforms”

Maj. Anne Alerding