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Andy Tag

Instructional Associate Professor & Director of Lower Division Instruction

Fax: 979-845-2891





Joined the Department in 2001

  • B.S., 1990, Southeast Missouri State University, Biology.
  • M.S., 1994, Southeast Missouri State University, Biology.
  • Ph.D., 2003, Texas A&M University, Plant Pathology & Microbiology.


  • 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching from the Association of Former Students
  • Provost APT Faculty Teaching Excellence Award 2020—Inaugural class
  • Department of Biology Karl J. Aufderheide Award for Excellence in
    Teaching 2020
  • National Academies Education Fellow 2018

A cis regulatory element in the TAPNAC promoter directs tapetal gene expression. 2011. V. Y. Alvarado, A. Tag and T. L. Thomas. Plant Mol Biol. 75(1-2):129-39.

Transcription factors in light and circadian clock signaling networks revealed by genome-wide mapping of direct targets for Neurospora WHITE COLLAR COMPLEX. 2010. K. M. Smith, G. Sancar, R. Dekhang, C. M. Sullivan, S. Lie, A. G. Tag, C. Sancar, E. L. Bredeweg, H. D. Priest, R. F. McCormick, T. L. Thomas, J. C. Carrington, J. E. Stajich, D. Bell-Pedersen, M. Brunner and M. Freitag. Eukaryot. Cell 9:1549-1556.

Identification of new genes positively regulated by Tri10 and a regulatory network for trichothecene mycotoxin production. 2003. Peplow, A. W., A. G. Tag, G. F. Garifullina, and M. N. Beremand. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69:2731-2736.

Characterization of the Tri10 gene from Fusarium sporotrichioides. 2003. A.G. Tag. (PhD diss., Texas A&M University).

A novel regulatory gene, Tri10, controls trichothecene toxin production and gene expression. 2001. Tag, A.G., Garifullina, G., Peplow, A.W., Ake, C. Jr., Phillips, T.D., Hohn, T. and M.N. Beremand. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67:5294-5302.

G-protein signalling mediates differential production of toxic secondary metabolites. 2000. Tag, A.G., Hicks, J.K., Garifullina, G., Beremand, M.N. and N.P. Keller. Mol. Microbiol. 38:658-667.

Construction of a subtraction library from nitrogen-limited mycelia of Schizophyllum
commune. 1994. A.G. Tag. (Thesis, Southeast Missouri St. Univ.).