...is an integrative field of study
that seeks to understand the genetic mechanisms underlying
adaptive responses of organisms to their environment.
The mission of the EGI is to advance the discipline of ecological genomics and
to make EGI the center for ecological genomics locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Kansas State University Ecological Genomics Institute is positioned to lead
this new field by providing an intellectual environment as well as resources
to enable integrated research approaches that address these questions.