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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Biography
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Dry edible bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genetics and germplasm enhancement

Education

Degree
Institution
Year
Specialization
M.S.
Colorado State University
1985
Agronomy
Ph.D
N. Dakota State University
1990
Plant Breeding & Genetics

Professional experience

  •     Research Plant Geneticist: USDA-ARS, Prosser, WA, since 1996
  •     Adjunct Scientist: Crop & Soil Science Dep.,WSU, since 1996
  •     Research Plant Geneticist: USDA-ARS, Mayaguez, PR, 1992-95
  •    Adjunct Professor, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, 1992-1995
  •    Post-Doc, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI, 1991
  •    Research Technician, Colorado St. Exp. Stn, Fruita, CO, 1985-87

Awards/Honors/Memberships:

  • Crop Science Society (CSSA)
  • Bean Improvement Cooperative (BIC)
  • Western Regional Project for Bean Improvement (W-150)
  • Phaseolus Crop Germplasm Committee (PCGC)
  • Bean Genetics Committee (BGC)
  • Bean Improvement Cooperative Coordinating Committee
  • Associate Editor of Crop Science, since 2001
  • Editorial Board, Crop Breeding and Applied Tech., since 2001
  • Certificate of Merits, USDA-ARS, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, BIC, 1997
  • Gamma, Sigma, Delta, 1995
  • Graduate Research Council Fellowship, NDSU, 1990
  • Longwell, Jr., Plant Breeding Scholarship, NDSU, 1990
  • Miller Memorial Scholarship, NDSU, 1989

Last Modified: 11/15/2006
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