I joined UGA’s Franklin College of Arts & Sciences in August 2007, when it launched its first undergraduate degree-completion program, the BS in Microbiology, on the Griffin Campus. I have been teaching MIBO 3500 Introductory Microbiology, MIBO 3510L Introductory Microbiology Laboratory, MIBO 3900 Directed Study, MIBO 4110 Plant-Microbe Interactions, BCMB 3100 Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BIOL 3110L Basic Skills in the Laboratory, and CBIO 3400 Cell Biology.
Undergrad: B.S. Agriculture (Major: Agronomy), University of the Philippines at Los Baños
Graduate work: M.S. in Plant Breeding, University of the Philippines at Los Baños
Ph.D. in Genetics, Virginia Tech
Postdoctoral: Soybean Molecular Biology, Iowa State University
M. Mathieu, E.K. Winters, F. Kong, J. Wan, S. Wang, H. Eckert, D. Luth, M. Paz, C. Donovan, Z. Zhang, D. Somers, K. Wang, H. Nguyen, R.C. Shoemaker, G. Stacey, and T. Clemente (2009) Establishment of a soybean (Glycine max Merr. L) transposon-based mutagenesis repository. Planta 229:279-289.
C.E.M. Champagne, T.E. Goliber, M.F. Wojciechowski, R.W. Mei, K. Wang, M.M. Paz, R. Geeta, and N.R. Sinha (2007) Compound leaf development and evolution in the legumes. Plant Cell 19:3369-3378.
M.M. Paz, J.C. Martinez, A. Kalvig, T. Fonger, and K. Wang (2006) Improved cotyledonary node method using an alternative explant derived from mature seed for efficient Agrobacterium-mediated soybean transformation. Plant Cell Reports 25: 206-213.
M. M. Paz and K. Wang. Soybean Transformation and Regeneration Using Half-seed Explant. U.S. Patent Number 7,473,822.
Paz, Margie M, and Shoemaker, Randy C (2005) Genetic and physical map correlation. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd https://doi.org/10.1038/npg.els.0003937