Siobhan Brady



Siobhan Brady received her PhD at the University of Toronto in 2005, and was a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke University from 2005 – 2008.

In 2009 she began an Assistant Professor Position and became an Associate Professor in 2015 at the University of California, Davis in the Department of Plant Biology and in the Genome Center. Howard Hughes Medical Institute named Siobhan as a Faculty Research Scholar in 2016.

Research in the Brady lab focuses on the global regulation of gene expression and its contribution to root morphology and development in Arabidopsis thaliana, Solanum species, Sorghum bicolor and maize.


  • Ph.D.University of Toronto, 2005

  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University, 2008


  • UC Davis Genome Center

  • Plant Biology

Graduate Groups

  • Plant Biology Graduate Group

  • Integrative Genetics and Genomics Graduate Group

  • Biochemistry, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Group