Douglas Allen, Ph.D.


Doug’s research is dedicated to understanding the metabolic networks of oilseed plants to enhance biomass composition using experimental and computational methods. These investigations give insight to plant metabolism, important for designing crops to meet future nutritional and chemical feedstock needs.

Douglas Allen

Doug received his Ph.D. in Engineering from Purdue University, and prior to joining the Center as a Research Computational Biologist with the USDA he worked for the Archer Daniels Midland Company and the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at Michigan State University.

Research Team

Wenyu Yang, Postdoctoral Associate

Courtney Evans, Lab Technician

Cheryl Frankfater, Biological Research Technician