The College of Life Sciences

Whipple, Clinton


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4027  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-9293

Assistant Professor

PhD at UC San Diego
Postdoc at Cold Spring Harbor lab
 Teaching Interests
Plant diversity
Plant development
 Research Interests
Evolution and genetics of plant development
 Courses Taught

Fall 2014
  • BIO 220B: Biological Diversity: Plants Section 001, 002
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 022
Summer 2014
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 043
Spring 2014
  • BIO 235: Field Botany Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 022
Winter 2014
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 022

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Gallavotti A, Whipple CJ. Positional Cloning in Maize. Applications in Plant Sciences. 2015 Jan;3(1):13. <website>

Whipple CJ. Defining the plant germline: nature or nurture?. Science. 2012 Jul;337(6092):301-302. <website>

Chuck G, Whipple CJ, Jackson D, Hake S. The maize SBP-box transcription factor encoded by tasselsheath4 regulates bract development and the establishment of meristem boundaries. Development. 2010 May;137(8):1243-1250. <website>

Whipple CJ, Hall DH, DeBlasio S, Shiobara FT, Schmidt RJ, Jackson DP. A conserved mechanism of bract suppression in the grass family. The Plant Cell. 2010 Mar;22(3):565-578. <website>