Matthew Hudson

Title Professor of Bioinformatics
Department Crop Sciences

Matthew Hudson is a Professor in Crop Sciences, an affiliate with the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) and Department of Entomology, and a Faculty Fellow of the National Center for Supercomputer Applications (NCSA). His research interests center on the use of high-performance computational techniques to pursue questions in genomic biology. His research program focuses on the genomic variants that control trait variation in plants, nonhuman animals and human populations, funded by grants from the NSF, DOE, and USDA as well as private companies, foundations, and commodity boards. He teaches award-winning classes at Illinois on the interface between biology and computing.