Chris Cotter leads the extension of our highthrouput phenotying platform DIRT within the arpa-e ROOTS project to enable 3D root phenotyping in the field for researchers and breeders world-wide. His efforts contribute to the infrastructureneeded to reveal the genotype to phenotype map in plants.
He joined the computational plant science lab in June 2018 and is an expert in software engineering and bioinformatics. He received his B.sc. in Bioinformatics from the Rochester Institute of Technology and his PhD in Microbiology from the University of Georgia.