Kevin Folta
#28635 Overall Influence

Kevin Folta

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Kevin M. Folta is a professor and chairman of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida. From 2007 to 2010 he helped lead the project to sequence the strawberry genome, and continues to research photomorphogenesis in plants and compounds responsible for flavor in strawberries. Folta has been active as a science communicator since 2002, especially relating to biotechnology. He has faced controversy over what his critics say are his industry connections. In 2017 he was elected as a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.

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Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University

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University of Florida
University of Florida

Public research university in Gainesville, Florida, United States

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University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago

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#2352 World Rank
Biology