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Principal Investigators

Randy Wisser
Principal Investigator
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
rjw@udel.edu

Nick Lauter
Co-Principal Investigator
USDA-ARS
Dept. of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Iowa State University
nick.lauter@ars.usda.gov

Natalia de Leon
Co-Principal Investigator
Dept. of Agronomy
University of Wisconsin-Madison
ndeleongatti@wisc.edu

Seth Murray
Co-Principal Investigator
Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
Texas A&M University
sethmurray@tamu.edu

Sherry Flint-Garcia
Co-Principal Investigator
USDA-ARS
Division of Plant Sciences
University of Missouri
sherry.flint-garcia@ars.usda.gov

Wenwei Xu
Co-Principal Investigator
Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
Texas A&M University
we-xu@tamu.edu

Jim Holland
Co-Principal Investigator
USDA-ARS
Dept. of Crop Science
North Carolina State University
james_holland@ncsu.edu

Senior and Other Personnel

Teclemariam Weldekidan
Scientist (Germplasm & Breeding Coordinator)
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
tecle@udel.edu

Miriam Lopez
Biological Science Technician (NILAS genotyping)
USDA-ARS
Iowa State University
miriam.lopez@ars.usda.gov

Justine Christman
Research Assistant (FT-NIR)
Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
Texas A&M University
jchristman89@tamu.edu

Michael Dumas
Research Technician (Genomics Applications)
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
dumasmd@udel.edu

Postdocs and Students

Juliana Teixeira
Postdoc (former)
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
current status: Pesquisadora com Embrapa

Rupa Kanchi
Ph.D. student (former)
Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
Texas A&M University
current status: Postdoc at MD Anderson

Zhou Fang
Postdoc (former)
Dept. of Crop Sciences
NCSU
current status: Research Scientist Bayer Crop Science

David Wills
Postdoc
USDA-ARS
Division of Plant Sciences
University of Missouri

Tiffany Jamann
Postdoc (former)
USDA-ARS
Dept. of Crop Science
NCSU
current status: Assistant Prof. at U. Illinois

Shilpa Sood
Postdoc (former)
USDA-ARS
Dept. of Crop Sciences
NCSU
current status: Emerging Leader in Science, Monsanto

Heather Manching
Ph.D. student
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware

John Dougherty
Ph.D. student
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
University of Delaware

German Muttoni
Ph.D. student (former)
Dept. of Agronomy
University of Wisconsin
current status: Corn Breeder, Monsanto

Kip Rogers
M.S. student (graduated)
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware

Ningjing Tian
Ph.D. student
Dept. of Computer & Information Sciences
University of Delaware

Yogasudha Veturi
M.S. student (former)
Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
current status: Ph.D. student, MSU