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Susan A. Duvick

 Sue Duvick


Plant Biologist




Ms. Duvick serves as the Laboratory Manager and Quality Trait Research Support Scientist for the Germplasm Enhancement of Maize and Sustainable Agriculture projects. Her role is to evaluate the maize germplasm for value-added traits, maintain the research laboratory, and guide Laboratory Assistants and Graduate Students in analytical techniques and research methodologies.

Special Interests:

Allelic diversity in value-added traits of exotic and wild relatives of maize and analytical methods of measurement.


 M.S.Plant Breeding, Iowa State University, 2005.
 B.S.Botany, Iowa State University, 1987.

Employment History:


Plant Biologist, USDA-ARS, PIRU, Ames, Iowa.

 1988-1992:Research Associate, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.



Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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