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Visiting Scientists

  • Plant and Food Research, Auckland, New Zealand



  • University of Illinois



  • University of Illinois



  • CIAT-Colombia

    Hernán Ceballos obtained his Ph.D. in maize breeding from Cornell University and worked in the maize program at CIMMYT for several years in Mexico and Colombia. Gained experience in resistance to diseases, tolerance read more...

  • Cornell University

    Lisa’s long-term commitment and contributions to the Plant Breeding Department, and across the University deserves special recognition. For over forty years, Prof. Earle has played a significant role in plant breeding read more...

  • Sorghum Breeding West & Central Africa Program

    Senior Scientist-Sorghum Breeding West & Central Africa Program. He focuses on Plant Breeding, Crop Improvement read more...


    He became the Executive Director of CORAF / WECARD in April 29 2016. He was recruited in December 17, 2015 during the 20th ordinary session of the Governing Board of the institution upon a recruitment process based on read more...

  • Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA

    She is a computational geneticist at Bayer Crop Science (2018 to date). She was a computational post-doctoral researcher, lab of Dr. John Vogel in Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA from 2016 to 2018 and worked read more...

  • Purdue University

    Dr. Cliff Weil earned his bachelor’s degree in Genetics from UC Davis in 1978 and his doctoral degree in Genetics and Development from Cornell University in 1984. Cliff serves on the faculty at Purdue University. He read more...

  • Pro-Seed -Ukulinga research farm

    Rob Melis initiated the first dry bean breeding programme for small scale farmers in KZN from 1981 to 1990. The programme was sponsored by the De Beers Chairmans’ Fund. The objective was to develop disease-resistant read more...