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Aaron Szczepanek

Biological Science Technician (Plants)

Plant Physiology and Genetics Research Unit




USDA-ARS, US Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center



Aaron Szczepanek

Biological Science Technician

Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center


21881 N. Cardon Ln

Maricopa, AZ 85138


520-316-6330 (FAX)






B.S. Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst




Provides Technical support for research on the improvement of oilseeds and industrial crops, biofuels, and natural rubber, using conventional and molecular breeding methodologies, utilizing high throughput phenotyping and genotyping technologies, and developing genomic technologies to identify genes/alleles controlling abiotic stress resistance and productivity traits in an effort to improve yield under stress conditions, and achieve sustainability.