Adjunct/Courtesy Faculty: Plant Breeding & Genetics

Adjunct and Courtesy Faculty have primary affiliations with other sections in the School of Integrative Plant Science, other departments at Cornell, USDA-ARS, or at The Boyce Thompson Institute. These faculty are members of the Graduate Field of Plant Breeding & Genetics and as such can advise graduate students and serve on graduate student committees

ed buckler
Edward Buckler

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Edward Buckler
  • esb33 [at] cornell.edu
Quantitative and statistical genetics in maize, cassava, biofuel grasses, and grapes.
Yong Gu Cho
Yong Gu Cho

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Yong Gu Cho
  • yc55 [at] cornell.edu
Functional genomics
Starch biosynthesis and development of high quality rice varieties.
Chiedozie Egesi
Chiedozie Egesi

Project Director, Nextgen Cassava and Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Chiedozie Egesi
Biotechnology tools for the genetic improvement of cassava
Gender responsive agricultural research
Sarah Evanega
Sarah Evanega

Research Professor and Director, Cornell Alliance for Science

Department of Global Development

International Research Professor (Joint)

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Sarah Evanega
Science communications & science advocacy
Diversity & inclusion
Biotechnology, policy & social issues
Peter Gregory
Peter Gregory

Director, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

Department of Global Development

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Peter Gregory
Global Agriculture and Development
Agricultural Biotechnology
Jean-Luc Jannink
Jean-Luc Jannink

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Jean-Luc Jannink
  • jj332 [at] cornell.edu
Statistical methods to use DNA markers in public sector small grains breeding
Association genetics
Liz jones
Liz Jones

Director of the GOBii Project and Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Liz Jones
Database and informatics solutions to aid in genomic-selection in developing countries
lee kass
Lee Kass

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Lee Kass
  • lbk7 [at] cornell.edu
Botany and plant genetic history
Herbarium collections
Anatole Krattiger
Anatole Krattiger

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Anatole Krattiger
  • afk3 [at] cornell.edu
Intellectual property as it relate to ag-biotechnology and global health.
Li Li
Li Li

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Li Li
Crop nutritional quality improvement
Chromoplast and chloroplast biology
Plant secondary metabolism, micronutrient nutrition, and metabolic engineering
Jiping Liu
Jiping Liu

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Jiping Liu
Abiotic stresses and stress signaling ; ion transport; acid soils; ce; root exudates; abiotic
Acid soils, aluminum toxicity and tolerance
Root exudates and architecture
Lukas Mueller
Lukas Mueller

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Lukas Mueller
  • lam87 [at] cornell.edu
Genetics and genomics of solanaceous plants
SOL Genomics Network
KV Raman
Kandukuri Raman

Research Professor; Associate Director, Special Projects in International Programs

Department of Global Development

International Research Professor (Joint)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Kandukuri Raman
International agriculture and rural development
Value-added marketing
Agricultural biotechnology, Integrated Pest Management and technology transfer
Hale Ann Tufan
Hale Ann Tufan

Research Professor and Project Director: GREAT, AWARE, NextGen Cassava, and Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement

Department of Global Development

International Research Professor (Joint)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Hale Ann Tufan
Joyce Van Eck
Joyce Van Eck

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Joyce Van Eck
  • jv27 [at] cornell.edu
Biotechnological approaches to the study of gene function and crop improvement
Disease resistance
Nutritional quality
Reynaldo Villareal

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Reynaldo Villareal
  • rlv8 [at] cornell.edu
Kazuo Watanabe

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Kazuo Watanabe
  • kw29 [at] cornell.edu