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Faculty Profile: Dr. Penny Riggs

When Penny Riggs was six years old, she had to stand in the corner of her first grade classroom for the afternoon for coloring outside the lines. Though the assignment was to color the picture inside the lines, Penny did not see the reason, or benefit, for doing so. To this day, she’s still convinced she did nothing wrong. Now as an associate professor of functional genomics in the Department of Animal Science, it’s her curiosity to learn and ask ‘why not’ rather than ‘why’ that keeps Penny… Read More →