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					                                Michael Allen Gore
                                 21181 North Cardon Lane
                                    Maricopa, AZ 85138
                                   Office: (520) 316-6358
                                    Fax: (520) 316-6330
                            Email: Michael.Gore@ars.usda.gov

EDUCATION
Ph.D., May 2009
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Major: Plant Breeding
Minor: Plant Physiology
Advisor: Dr. Edward S. Buckler
M.S., August 2000
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Major: Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences
Concentration: Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology
Advisor: Dr. M. A. Saghai-Maroof
B.S., December 1997
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Major: Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences
Concentration: Biotechnology
Minors: Chemistry and Biology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Research Geneticist. United States Department of Agriculture-Agriculture Research Service
(USDA-ARS). United States Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center (U.S. ALARC). Maricopa,
AZ. July 2009-Present.
Adjunct Assistant Research Professor. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona,
Tucson, AZ. July 2009-Present.
Graduate Research Assistant. Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics. Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY. August 2004-July 2006, January 2007-June 2009.
Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics. Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY. August 2006-December 2006.
Senior Biologist. Lancaster Labs, 2425 New Holland Pike, Lancaster PA. September 2003-
August 2004.
Senior Research Associate. Pioneer Hi-Bred Intl., Inc., Johnston, IA. March 2002-September
2003.
Research Associate. Pioneer Hi-Bred Intl., Inc., Johnston, IA. August 2001-March 2002.
Research Scientist. Rohm and Haas Company, Spring House, PA. July 2000-July 2001.



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Graduate Research Assistant. Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia
Tech, Blacksburg, VA. January-August 1998, May-August 1999, and May-July 2000.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
M. A. Gore, G. Coyle, B. Friebe, T. A. Coffelt, and M. E. Salvucci. 2011. Complex ploidy level
variation in guayule breeding programs. Crop Science 51:210-216.
T. L. Setter, J. Yan, M. Warburton, J.-M. Ribaut, Y. Xu, M. Sawkins, E. S. Buckler, Z. Zhang,
and M. A. Gore. 2011. Genetic association mapping identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms
in genes that affect abscisic acid levels in maize floral tissues during drought. Journal of
Experimental Botany 62:701-716.
Z. Zhang, E. Ersoz, C-Q. Lai, R. J. Todhunter, H. K. Tiwari, M. A. Gore, P. J. Bradbury, J. Yu,
D. K. Arnett, J. M. Ordovas, E. S. Buckler. 2010. Mixed linear model approach adapted for
genome-wide association studies. Nature Genetics 42:355-360.
Q. Li, X. Yang, G. Bai, M. Warburton, G. Mahuku, M. Gore, J. Dai, J. Li, and J. Yan. 2010.
Cloning and characterization of a putative GS3 ortholog involved in maize kernel development.
Theoretical and Applied Genetics 120:753-763.
M. A. Gore, J.-M. Chia, R. J. Elshire, Q. Sun, E. S. Ersoz, B. L. Hurwitz, J. A. Peiffer, M.
McMullen, G. S. Grills, J. Ross-Ibarra, D. H. Ware, E. S. Buckler. 2009. A first generation
haplotype map of maize. Science 326:1115-1117.
M. Gore, M. Wright, E. Ersoz, P. Bouffard, E. Szekeres, T. Jarvie, B. Hurwitz, A. Narechania,
T. Harkins, G. Grills, D. Ware, and E. Buckler. 2009. Large-scale discovery of gene-enriched
SNPs. The Plant Genome 2:121-133.
C. Zhu, M. Gore, E. Buckler, and J. Yu. 2008. Status and prospects of association mapping in
plants. The Plant Genome 1:5-20.
E. Buckler and M. Gore. 2007. An Arabidopsis haplotype map takes root. Nature Genetics 39:
1056-1057.
M. Gore, P. Bradbury, R. Hogers, M. Kirst, E. Verstege, J. van Oeveren, J. Peleman, E. Buckler,
and M. van Eijk. 2007. Evaluation of target preparation methods for single feature polymorphism
detection in large complex plant genomes. The Plant Genome 47: S- 135-148.
A. J. Hayes, S. C. Jeong, M. A. Gore, Y. G. Yue, G. R. Buss, S. A. Tolin, and M. A. Saghai
Maroof. 2004. Recombination within an NBS/LRR gene family produces new phenotypic
variants conditioning resistance to soybean mosaic virus in soybean. Genetics 166: 493-503.
M. Padidam, M. Gore, D. L. Lu, and O. Smirnova. 2003. Chemical-inducible, ecdysone
receptor-based gene expression system for plants. Transgenic Research 12: 101-109.
M. A. Gore, A. J. Hayes, S. C. Jeong, Y. G. Yue, G. R. Buss, and M. A. Saghai Maroof. 2002.
Mapping tightly linked genes controlling potyvirus infection at the Rsv1 and Rpv1 region in
soybean. Genome 45: 592-599.

INVITED TALKS
Whole-Genome Patterns of DNA Variation in Maize. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces,
NM. February 2011.
Whole-Genome Patterns of DNA Variation in Maize. Brigham Young University. Provo, UT.
November 2010.


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Complex Trait Dissection with the Maize Nested Association Mapping Population. Cotton
Incorporated. Cary, NC. May 2010.
Whole-Genome Patterns of DNA Variation in Maize. University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ.
December 2009.
A First Generation Haplotype Map (HapMap) of the Maize Genome. 51st Annual Maize Genetics
Conference. St. Charles, IL. March, 2009.
Finding Genes for Important Crop Traits: Construction of a high-resolution platform for complex
trait dissection in maize. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI. January 2009.
Finding Genes for Important Crop Traits: Construction of a high-resolution platform for complex
trait dissection in maize. U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center (U.S. ALARC).
Maricopa, AZ. January 2009.
Developing a haplotype map (HapMap): a community resource for complex trait dissection in
maize. North Carolina State University. Raleigh, N.C. June 2008.
Developing a haplotype map (HapMap): a resource for complex trait dissection in maize.
Nature Source Genetics, Inc. Ithaca, NY. February 2008.
SNP genotyping for complex trait dissection in maize. USDA-ARS Plant Genetic Resources
Unit (PGRU). Geneva, NY. September 2007.

TALKS
Whole-genome patterns of DNA variation in maize. Dissertation Defense Seminar. Plant
Breeding and Genetics. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. April 2009.
SNP genotyping on next-generation sequencing platforms for complex trait dissection in maize.
Plant Breeding and Genetics Graduate Student Symposium. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY.
September 2007.
Optimized target preparation methods for single-feature polymorphism detection in large
complex plant genomes. Plant Breeding and Genetics Graduate Student Symposium. Cornell
University. Ithaca, NY. October 2006.
QTL analysis and candidate gene association to dissect tocopherol accumulation in the maize
kernel. Plant Breeding and Genetics Graduate Student Symposium. Cornell University. Ithaca,
NY. September 2005.
High-resolution mapping of the region around the soybean virus resistance genes, Rsv1 and
Rpv1. Thesis Defense Seminar. Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Virginia Tech.
Blacksburg, VA. July 2000.
High-resolution mapping of the region around the soybean virus resistance genes, Rsv1 and
Rpv1. Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Virginia Tech. Blacksburg, VA. April 2000.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS
M. Gore, A. French, P. Andrade-Sanchez, M. Salvucci, K. Thorp, E. Carmo-Silva, D. Hunsaker
and J. White. High-Throughput Phenotyping and Genetic Analysis of the Physiological
Responses of Cotton to an Arid Environment. Poster #55 presented at the Beltwide Cotton
Conferences in Atlanta, Georgia. January 4-11, 2011.
M. Gore, A. French, P. Andrade-Sanchez, M. Salvucci, K. Thorp, E. Carmo-Silva and J. White.
High-throughput phenotyping the physiological responses of cotton to a hot, arid environment.



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Poster# 208-5 presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings in Long
Beach, California. October 31-November 4, 2010.
M. Gore, D. Costich, M. Denton, and E. Buckler. Nuclear Genome Size Variation within Maize
and Teosinte. Poster# 85-8 presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual
Meetings in Long Beach, California. October 31-November 4, 2010.
M. Gore, R. Elshire, M. Wright, E. Ersoz, B. Hurwitz, A. Narechania, G. Grills, D. Ware, and E.
Buckler. Developing a haplotype map (HapMap): a resource for complex trait dissection in
maize. Poster# 180 presented at the 50th Annual Maize Genetics Conference in Washington, D.C.
February 27-March 1, 2008.
M. Gore, E. Ersoz, B. Hurwitz, A. Narechania, M. Wright, G. Grills, D. Ware, T. Harkins, B.
Taillon, and E. Buckler. High density SNP markers for complex trait dissection in maize. Poster#
30 presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Northeast section of the American Society of
Plant Biologists in Syracuse, New York. June 1-2, 2007.
M. Gore, E. Ersoz, B. Hurwitz, A. Narechania, M. Wright, G. Grills, D. Ware, T. Harkins, B.
Taillon, and E. Buckler. Gene and SNP discovery using 454 sequencing of methylation filtered
HpaII libraries. Poster# 137 presented at the 49th Annual Maize Genetics Conference in St.
Charles, Illinois. March 22-25, 2007.
M. Gore, P. Bradbury, R. Hogers, M. Kirst, E. Verstege, J. van Oeveren, E. Buckler, and M. van
Eijk. Optimized target preparation method for single-feature polymorphism detection in maize.
Poster# 191 presented at the 48th Annual Maize Genetics Conference in Pacific Grove,
California. March 9-12, 2006.
M. Gore, M. Kirst, K. Howe, and E. Buckler 2005. Genome-wide scan for structural
polymorphisms in diverse maize germplasm. Poster# 141 presented at the 47th Annual Maize
Genetics Conference in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. March 10-13, 2005.
M. A. Gore, A. J. Hayes, S. C. Jeong, G. R. Buss, S. A. Tolin, and M. A. Saghai Maroof.
Differential reaction of soybean lines to soybean mosaic virus strains as a result of recombination
within an NBS-LRR gene family. Poster# 544 presented at the Plant and Animal Genome
International Conference XII in San Diego, California. January 10-14, 2004.
M. A. Gore, A. J. Hayes, S. C. Jeong, G. R. Buss, and M. A. Saghai Maroof. High resolution
mapping of the tightly linked Rsv1 and Rpv1 potyvirus resistance genes in soybean. Poster# 483
presented at the Plant and Animal Genome International Conference IX in San Diego, California.
January 13-17, 2001.

ABSTRACTS
J. Peiffer, M. Gore, The Maize Diversity Project, E. Buckler, and P. Bradbury. Joint linkage-
association mapping of maize height and related traits. Poster# 244 presented at the 53rd Annual
Maize Genetics Conference in St. Charles, Illinois. March 17-20, 2011.
A. Lipka, M. Magallanes-Lundback, R. Angelovici, S. Gonzalez Jorge, E. McKinney, E.-H.
Kim, D. DellaPenna, R. Rocheford, E. Buckler, and M. Gore. Identifying genes associated with
provitamin A and vitamin E content in maize kernel through association mapping. Poster# 236
presented at the 53rd Annual Maize Genetics Conference in St. Charles, Illinois. March 17-20,
2011.
M. Magallanes-Lundback, E. McKinney, E.-H. Kim, S. Gonzalez-Jorge, R. Angelovici, A.
Lipka, T. Rocheford, E. Buckler, M. Gore, and D. DellaPenna. Development of high throughput


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analytical method for association maize and NAM of vitamins and essential amino acids in
maize seeds. Poster# 212 presented at the 53rd Annual Maize Genetics Conference in St. Charles,
Illinois. March 17-20, 2011.
M. Li, M. Gore, Z. Zhang, D. Ware, J.-M. Chia, M. Tenaillon, J. Ross-Ibarra, X. Xun, Y. Xu, E.
Buckler, The Maize HapMapv2 Project. A genome-wide association study of 1495 transposable
elements in Zea mays. Poster# 199 presented at the 53rd Annual Maize Genetics Conference in
St. Charles, Illinois. March 17-20, 2011.
R. Percy, D. Fang, L. Hinze, J. Z. Yu, J. Frelichowski, B. Scheffler and M. Gore. Preliminary
Assessment of the Efficacy of a Core Marker Set in Revealing Genetic Diversity in the U.S.
Germplasm Collection. Talk presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Atlanta, Georgia.
January 4-11, 2011.
T. Coffelt, M. Gore, D. T. Ray. Determining ploidy level in guayule breeding populations.
Talk# 87-7 presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings in Long
Beach, California. October 31-November 4, 2010.
A. N. French, P. Andrade-Sanchez, M. Gore, M. Salvucci, K. Thorp, and J. W. White. Field-
based high-throughput phenotyping using radiometric observations. Talk# 190-7 presented at the
ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings in Long Beach, California. October 31-
November 4, 2010.
S. Mitchell, R. Elshire, J.C. Glaubitz, Q. Sun, D. Ware, M. Gore, P.A. Schweitzer, and E.
Buckler. Reduced representation sequencing for rapidly genotyping diverse species. Talk# 207-3
presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings in Long Beach,
California. October 31-November 4, 2010.
M. McMullen, M. Gore, J. Ross-Ibarra, J.-M. Chia, R. Elshire, The Maize Diversity Project, J.
Holland, D. Ware, and E. Buckler. Genome diversity, recombination and selection in maize:
Evidence for the Hill-Robertson effect on fitness and heterosis. Talk#3 presented at the 52nd
Annual Maize Genetics Conference in Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy. March 18-21, 2010.
J. Peiffer, M. Gore, P. Bradbury, E. Buckler. Dissecting Natural Diversity in Maize Plant
Height: GWAS and Fine Mapping of Chr9L QTL. Poster#188 presented at the 52nd Annual
Maize Genetics Conference in Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy. March 18-21, 2010.
J. Yan, T. Setter, E. Buckler, M. Sawkins, Y. Xu, J.-M. Ribaut, P. Grudloyma, J. Gethi, M.
Gore, and M. Warburton. Development of informative markers through association mapping in
maize to improve drought tolerance in cereals. Poster#185 presented at the 51st Annual Maize
Genetics Conference in St Charles, Illinois March 12-15, 2009.
R. Elshire, M. Gore, E. Ersoz, J.-M. Chia, B. Hurwitz, P. Schweitzer, G. Grills, D. Ware, and E.
Buckler. Next generation sequencing with restriction-enzyme reduced representation libraries.
Poster#15 presented at the 51st Annual Maize Genetics Conference in St Charles, Illinois March
12-15, 2009.
J. Peiffer, M. Gore, S. Flint-Garcia, Maize Diversity Project, and E. Buckler. Evaluation of stalk
strength QTL by nested association mapping. Poster#188 presented at the 51st Annual Maize
Genetics Conference in St Charles, Illinois March 12-15, 2009.
N. Lepak, Maize Diversity Project, M. Gore, S. Larsson, J. Peiffer and E. Buckler. NAM QTL
for Fall Armyworm and Banvel Resistance in Maize. Poster#217 presented at the 51st Annual
Maize Genetics Conference in St Charles, Illinois March 12-15, 2009.



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N. Lepak, M. Gore, and E. Buckler. QTL Analysis of Armyworm Resistance in Maize. Poster#
635-9 presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 International Annual Meetings in Houston, Texas
October 5-9, 2008.
C. Zhu, M. Gore, E. Buckler, and J. Yu. Status and Prospects of Association Mapping in Plants.
Poster 572-5 presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 International Annual Meetings in
Houston, Texas October 5-9, 2008.
E. Ersoz, M. Gore, B. Hurwitz, A. Narechania, M. Wright, G. Grills, D. Ware, and E. Buckler.
SNP discovery with HpaII-filtered genomic libraries of maize using next-generation sequencing
technologies. Poster#44008 presented at the Plant Biology & Botany 2007 Joint Congress in
Chicago, Illinois. July 7-11, 2007.
D.E. Costich, M. Gore, M. Denton, E. Ersoz, M.H. Wright, and E.S. Buckler. Developing
markers for association mapping in biofuel grasses. Poster#16 presented at the 71st Annual
Meeting of the Northeast section of the American Society of Plant Biologists in Syracuse, NY.
June 1-2, 2007.
D. Costich, M. Gore, M. E. Denton, E. S. Ersoz, M. H. Wright, and E. S. Buckler. Developing
markers for association mapping in biofuel grasses. Poster#175 presented at the 49th Annual
Maize Genetics Conference in St. Charles, Illinois. March 22-25, 2007.
J. Yan, M. Sawkins, T. Setter, E. Buckler, Y. Xu, M. Gore, H. Yates, P. Grudloyma, J. Gethi, E.
Khosa, W. Li, C. Magorokosho, E. Huerta, C. Martinez, J. S. Pastrana, and M. Warburton.
Development of informative markers through association mapping in maize to improve drought
tolerance in cereals. Poster#176 presented at the 49th Annual Maize Genetics Conference in St.
Charles, Illinois. March 22-25, 2007.
M. van Eijk, P. Bradbury, M. Gore, R. Hogers, M. Kirst, E. Verstege, J. van Oeveren, and E.
Buckler. Optimized target preparation method for single-feature polymorphism detection in
maize. Poster#90 presented at the Plant and Animal Genome International Conference XIV in
San Diego, California. January 14-18, 2006.
R. Obendorf and M. Gore. Physiology of maize kernel quality development. C-2 Symposium.
Talk 54-5 given at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, Utah. November 6-
10, 2005.
F. Rostami, L.-E. Burnley, I. Gunduz, M. Gore, L. Rossi, C. Opperman, S. Lommel, and A.
Hayes. Determining gene expression using Orion methyl-filtered sequences. Poster#77 presented
at the Plant and Animal Genome International Conference XIII in San Diego, California. January
15-19, 2005.
J. A. Mammadov, S. B. Cannon, A. J. Hayes, M. A. Gore, S. C. Jeong, and M. A. Saghai
Maroof. Sequence analysis and evolutionary implications of Non-Tir-NBS-LRR genes from the
soybean Rsv1 cluster. Poster#442 presented at the Plant and Animal Genome International
Conference XIII in San Diego, California. January 15-19, 2005.
D. A. Vaske, D. Bhattramakki, C. Abban, J. C. Register III, S. J. Wall, O. S. Smith, A. Rafalski,
W. Chu, and M. A. Gore. Linkage Disequilibrium in elite maize populations. Poster presented at
the 5th International Meeting on Single Nucleotide Polymorphism and Complex Genome
Analysis in Reykjavik, Iceland. October 11-14, 2002.

PROFESSIONAL COURSES COMPLETED




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Analysis of Experiments Using ASREML. VSN International. Savannah, Georgia. September 30-
October 1, 2010.
Quantitative Genetics. QTL Mapping. Advanced QTL Mapping. Summer Institute in Statistical
Genetics. University of Washington. June 23-July 2, 2008.
Microarray Analysis. Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics. North Carolina State
University. June 8-10, 2005.
Acquiring and Analyzing Genomic Sequence Data. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. March 11-
27, 2003.
Association Mapping. Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics. North Carolina State
University. June 5-7, 2002.
Statistics Day and Workshop on Mapping Genes. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. October 1-2,
2001.

TEACHING EXPERIENCES
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Genetic
Improvement of Crop Plants (PLBR 404), Cornell University, Fall 2006
Guest Lecturer, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics. Plants, Genes, and Global
Food (PLBR 201), Cornell University, Fall 2006
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Soils
(CSES 3114) and Soils Laboratory (CSES 3124), Virginia Tech, Fall 1998-Spring 2000

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, and HONORS
Scholarship to attend the 13th Annual Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics at the University
of Washington, June 23-July 2, 2008.
The Barbara McClintock Graduate Student Award, Cornell University, 2008
Scholarship to attend the 18th Annual Meeting of the National Agricultural Biotech Council
(NABC) at Cornell University, June 12-14, 2006
The William Preston Society Master’s Thesis Award, Virginia Tech, 2000
W. R. Winslow Trust Scholarship, Virginia Tech, 1997
President’s and Dean’s Lists, Virginia Tech, 1995-1997
Phi Sigma Alpha Psi Chapter Biological Service Honor Society, Virginia Tech, 1995

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
Phytochemical Society of North America
American Society of Agronomy
Crop Science Society of America
American Society of Plant Biology

COMMUNITY and SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Ad-hoc Peer Reviewer for BMC Plant Biology, Crop Science, Euphytica, Field Crops Research,
Genetica, Genetics, Journal of Cotton Science, Heredity, Industrial Crops and Products,



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Molecular Breeding, PLoS Genetics, The Plant Genome, and Theoretical and Applied Genetics,
2007-Present
Secretary of Synapsis, Plant Breeding & Genetics Graduate Student Association, Cornell
University, 2006-2007
Coordinator, Plant Breeding and Genetics Graduate Student Spring Symposium, Cornell
University, 2005
Assistant Scout Master, Boy Scouts of America Troop 67, Ithaca, NY, 2006-2009
Classroom Parent Helper, Community Nursery School, Ithaca, NY, 2004-2008
Resident Volunteer, Graduate Student and Family Housing, Cornell University, 2004-2007




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