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Stephen P. Ficklin

Associate Professor

Contact Info

Office: Johnson Hall 158.
Phone: 509-335-4295

Department of Horticulture
Washington State University
PO Box 646414
Pullman, WA 99164-6414


Areas of Interest

  • Development of computational methods for discovery of molecular biosignatures of complex traits in agricultural plants. Methods include machine learning, deep learning and systems-level multiplex networks of multiomics data sets.
  • Cyberinfrastructure development supporting transfer, storage, visualization and analysis of large genomics and other “omics” data sets.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University (2013)
  • M.S. Computer Science, Clemson University (2003)
  • B.S. Computer Science, Brigham Young University (2000)

Teaching Responsibilities

  • HORT 503 – Special Topics: Introduction to Data Analysis in Systems Biology
  • AFS 505 – Topics in Computational and Analytical Methods for Scientists