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

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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.
Eric Danquah
Eric Danquah

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Eric Danquah
  • edanquah [at] wacci.ug.edu.gh
Genetic diversity
Biotechnologies in crop improvement
Farmers’ knowledge and plant breeding
Chiedozie Egesi
Chiedozie Egesi

Visiting Fellow

Department of Global Development

Project Director, Nextgen Cassava

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

Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Sarah Evanega
Science communications & science advocacy
Diversity & inclusion
Biotechnology, policy & social issues
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
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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
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Jiping Liu

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Jiping Liu
Plant resistance to soil-based abiotic stresses, focusing on low-pH (acidic), aluminum, and heavy-metal stresses
Plant mineral nutrition with an emphasis on mineral transport and allocation
Root development under abiotic stresses
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
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Ismail Rabbi

Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Ismail Rabbi
  • iyr4 [at] cornell.edu
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Kandukuri Raman

Adjunct Professor

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
Moira Sheehan
Moira Sheehan

Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Senior Research Associate, Cornell Institute for Biotechnology

Project Director, Breeding Insight

Project Associate Director, BI OnRamp

Moira Sheehan
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
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Reynaldo Villareal

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

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

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Kazuo Watanabe
  • kw29 [at] cornell.edu