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Personal Background
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1991 Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Grassland Genetics and Breeding, B.S.

1997 China Agricultural University, Plant Genetics and Breeding, Ph.D.

2017 Iowa State University, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Ph.D.


Work Experience:

1997-2000            Soybean Breeder/Assoc. Professor, Institute of Crop Germplasm Resources, The Chinese  Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China

2001-2003            Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

2003-2009            Associate Research Scientist, The Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center (SPARC), USDA-ARS

2009-2011            Soybean Variety Development Breeder, Syngenta Seeds, St. Joseph, IL

2011-2013            Genetic Project Lead I, Syngenta Seeds, Clinton, IL

2013-2017            Genetic Project Lead II, Syngenta Seeds, Slater, IA

2017-2020            Lab Analytics Lead, Bayer AG, Ankeny, IA

2020-present        Research Geneticist, USDSA-ARS-Plant Science Research Unit, St. Paul, MN