Dr. Elizabeth Ainsworth

University of Illinois

Dr. Elizabeth Ainsworth

University of Illinois

Biography

Elizabeth (Lisa) Ainsworth is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois and heads a research laboratory that that focuses on understanding the mechanisms of plant responses to environmental stress, especially stressors related to Climate Change. Her research has focused on quantifying ozone sensitivity in maize and soybean, and identifying the genes and gene networks that underpin the damage to these vital global crops.