Current Center Members

Thomas Lübberstedt, Plant Breeding and Genetics
Director, Raymond F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding
Kenneth J. Frey Endowed Chair
Professor, Department of Agronomy
Habilitation (Plant Breeding & Biotechnology), 1999, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Ph.D. (Biology), 1993, LM-University Munich, Germany
Publications
http://agron-www.agron.iastate.edu/lubberstedtlab





Maria Salas Fernandez, Sorghum and Forage Breeding
Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy
Ph.D. (Plant Breeding and Genetics), 2008, Cornell University
M.S. (Plant Physiology and Biotechnology), 1999, Texas A&M University
B.S. (Agricultural Production Engineering), 1995, Argentine Catholic University
Publications

http://faculty.agron.iastate.edu/mgsalas/




Michael Lee, Plant Breeding and Genetics
Professor, Department of Agronomy
Ph.D. (Plant Breeding), 1986, University of Minnesota
M.S. (Plant Breeding), 1984, University of Minnesota
B.S. (Plant Science), 1981, Rutgers University

Publications






William Beavis, Quantitative Genetics
George F. Sprague Endowed Chair
Professor, Department of Agronomy
Ph.D. (Quantitative Genetics) 1986, Iowa State University
M.S. (Interdisciplinary Biology-Statistics), 1981, New Mexico State University
B.S. (Range Management), 1978, Humbolt State University
Publications

http://www.agron.iastate.edu/GFSPopGen




Jianming Yu, Quantitiative Genetics and Maize Breeding

Pioneer Distinguished Chair in Maize Breeding
Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy
Ph.D. (Plant Breeding and Genetics), 2003, University of Minnesota
M.S. (Plant Breeding and Genetics), 2000, Kansas State University
B.S. (Agronomy), 1994,  Northwestern Agricultural University

Publications
https://sites.google.com/site/quantitativegeneticsmaize/home


 


Asheesh K. Singh (Danny), Soybean breeding
Monsanto Chair in Soybean Breeding
Ph.D. (Plant Breeding/Genetics), 2007, University of Guelph
M.S. (Plant Breeding/Genetics), 2001, University of Saskatchewan
B.S. Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (Electives in Genetics and Plant Breeding), 1998, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

Publications
https://faculty.agron.iastate.edu/singhak/homepage.html

 


Former Center Members

Walter R. Fehr, Soybean Breeding
Kendall R. Lamkey, Corn Breeding
Silvia Cianzio, Soybean Breeding



""
Thomas Lübberstedt


""
Maria Salas Fernandez

""
Michael Lee


""
William Beavis


Jianming YU

Asheesh K. Singh


Nurturing a tradition of service to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world.