Research Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences
Office Location: 204F Farrell-Westbrook Room
Stress-pathogenicity nexus, Molecular screening etc.
Most Significant Publications:
A. Naseer Aziz and Roger J. Sauve. Genetic Mapping of Echinacea purpurea via Individual Pollen DNA Fingerprinting. Molecular Breeding. 21 (2): 227-232. 2008.
A. Naseer Aziz, R. Sauve, and F. Tegegne. Cost of AFLP-Based-Fingerprinting for Phylo-Genetic and Genetic-Linkage Analyses for the Purple Coneflower, Several St. John’s Wort and Goldenseal Accessions. Acta Horticulturae (International Society for Horticultural Science). 756: 85-94. 2007.
A. Naseer Aziz, F. Tegegne, R. Wiemers and T. Gary. Biotechnology Training for Teachers: Impact on Their Opinion, Knowledge and Teaching Confidence. Journal of Interdisciplinary Education. 7(1): 12-22. 2006
A. Naseer Aziz, Roger J. Sauve, Deborah Long, and Mary Cherry. Genetic and Phytochemical Diversity Assessment among Eleven Hypericum Accessions via AFLP and HPLC Analyses. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants. 12(1/2): 97-105. 2006.
BIOL 4100-Special Topics-Bioinformatics.
AGSC 7010 - Advancement in Agricultural Biotechnology.
Demonstrations of biotech vs. conventional varieties to farmers and stakeholders: under- Southern AgBiotech Consortium for Underserved Communities, a 2000grant by Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems, USDA.
Current Research grants:
Agricultural Biotechnology: Assessing Perceptions of Farmers and Consumers and Providing Training Workshops for Stakeholders in Ghana. 2008. USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.
Integrating Agriculture, Bioscience and Biotechnology Concepts in School Curriculum: Preparing Students for Careers in Agriculture. 2006. USDA 1890 Institution Capacity Building Grant.
Consortium for Bio-informatics Instruction. 2005. USDA 1890 Institution Capacity Building Grant.
A Science based Training Program to Enhance Capacity in Food and Agricultural Bio-Security. 2005. USDA 1890 Institution Capacity Building Grant.
Enhancement of Tennessee State University’s Master of Science Program in Agricultural Biotechnology. 2004. USDA 1890 Institution Capacity Building Grant.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture- 1988, Barani Agricultural College, Rawalpindi (Pakistan).
M.Phil. (Molecular Biology)- 1991, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan).
Ph.D. (Molecular Genetics)- 1998, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton (Canada).
Date joined staff: March 2000