Visiting Scientists

  • University of Illinois
    ritamumm@illinois.edu

    Rita Mumm a maize breeder by training, she is co-chair of the Program Committee and Chair of the Nomination Committee. Dr. Mumm has had an read more...

  • Cornell University
    snd2@cornell.edu

    Sarah Davidson Evanega serves as International Professor of Plant Breeding (adjunct) and Senior Associate Director of International Programs of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. She read more...

  • AGRA, Ghana

    Dr. Issoufou Kapran is a trained sorghum breeder and throughout my career have been interested in taking varietal read more...

  • Japan International Coorperation, Agency (JICA)

    Dr. Akira Kato received Ph.D. at University of Washington, Seattle, USA. His specialty is forest remote sensing, especially LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging). There are three main research topics, the reconstruction read more...

  • Cornell University
    hat36@cornell.edu

    Hale is Principal Investigator of the GREAT project. A molecular biologist by training, she has worked for the John Innes Centre, CIMMYT, and the University of East Anglia, School of International Development. Hale read more...

  • Cornell University
    mes25@cornell.edu

    My research goal is to enhance our understanding of corn adaptation to marginal environments and develop genetic materials that will improve corn productivity and sustainability in such environments. My corn breeding read more...

  • Cornell University
    srm4@cornell.edu

    Susan McCouch is a Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Biology, Biological Statistics and Computational Biology at Cornell University. She received her PhD from Cornell in 1990 and spent 5 years with the read more...

  • Cornell University
    tf12@cornell.edu

    Dr. Theresa Fulton has been  in research for 14 years working on QTL mapping of wild relatives of tomato and comparative genomics of tomato and a read more...

  • International Livestock Research Institute (BeCA ILRI) Hub
    N.Yao@cgiar.org

    Nasser Yao is a Scientist, Plant Molecular Breeder in the BecA-ILRI Hub.

    Prior to joining ILRI, Nasser was the Principal Rice breeder at the Ivorian National Centre for Agricultural read more...

  • North Carolina State University
    craig_yencho@ncsu.edu

    Dr. Yencho has research responsibilities (100%) in sweetpotato and potato breeding and genetics. Research emphasis is on developing disease and insect resistant table-stock, processing and specialty-type sweetpotatoes read more...

Pages