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Visiting Scientists

  • Cornell University

    Hale is the 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. read more...

  • Cornell University

    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

    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 International Rice Research read more...

  • Cornell University

    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 Arabidopsis. Along the line, she realized she enjoys training scientists read more...

  • International Livestock Research Institute (BeCA ILRI) Hub

    Nasser Yao holds a PhD degree in Genetics and Molecular Plant Breeding from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is a Scientist and a Plant Molecular Breeder in the BecA-ILRI Hub. Prior to joining ILRI, read more...

  • North Carolina State University

    Dr. Yencho attained his MSc Entomology in Washington State University (1985) and PhD, Entomology/Plant Breeding (Minor) in Cornell University (1993). He is the Associate Professor and read more...

  • Cornell University



  • University of California-Riverside

    He is an expert in Plant breeding, screening for resistance to heat, drought, insects, diseases, and root-knot nematodes, genetic resources in cowpea, African cropping systems, cowpea production systems.

  • Institute of Plant Genetics, University of Hannover



  • School of Agricultural Sciences, Makerere University

    Dr. Odong attained his PhD, Statistical Genetics in Wageningen University, Netherlands in 2007. His areas of expertise include Biometry (Applied Statistics), Research Methods, Statistical genetics and Bioinformatics. read more...