Genetic factors that determine soybean seed composition, with an emphasis on modification of seed storage protein and fatty acid composition
Developmental regulation of soybean seed development and plant senescence.
Development of the soybean TILLING (Targeting Induced Local Lesions In Genomes) population as a resource for the soybean community
USDA-ARS, Crop Production and Pest Control Research Unit
Research Molecular Biologist (March 2007-present) & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Postdoctoral Associate. (2006-2007).
University of Chicago/Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Postdoctoral Associate (2004-2006).
Ph.D. 2004 University of California, Berkeley
B.S. 1997 University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Under maiden name – Karen Kaczorowski
Hudson, K.A. 2010. The Circadian Clock-controlled Transcriptome of Developing Soybean Seeds. Plant Genome 3:1-11. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2009.08.0025
Kim, K.S., Bellendir, S., Hudson, K. A., Hill, C.B., Hartman, G.L., Hyten, D., Hudson, M.E., and Diers, B.W. 2010. Fine mapping the soybean aphid resistance gene Rag1 in soybean. Theoret. Appl. Genet. 20(5) 1063-1071. doi: 10.1007/s00122-009-1234-8
Kaczorowski, K. Kim, K.-S., Diers, B., and Hudson, M.E. 2008. Microarray-based genetic mapping using soybean near-isogenic lines and generation of SNP markers in the Rag1 aphid-resistance interval. The Plant Genome 2. doi:10.3835/plantgenome2008.04.0207
Monte, E., Tepperman, J.M., Al-Sady, B. Kaczorowski, K., Alonso, J.M., Ecker, J.R., Li, X., Zhang, Y., and Quail, P.H. 2004. The phytochrome-interacting factor, PIF3, acts early, selectively, and positively in light-induced chloroplast development. PNAS 101:16091-16098.
Kaczorowski, Karen and Quail, P.H. 2003. Arabidopsis PSEUDO-RESPONSE REGULATOR7 (PRR7) is a signaling intermediate in phytochrome-mediated seedling de-etiolation and phasing of the circadian clock. Plant Cell 15, 2654-2665.