Geoffrey Morris

Associate Professor

Sorghum genetics

Rubí Raymundo


Crop modeling to guide genetics and breeding for water efficiency

Ami Oh


G2P Bridge Project

Tarik Eluri

Program Manager

USAID ILCI Trait discovery

Lab Alumni

Terry Felderhoff

Senior Researcher

Currently: Senior Researcher - KSU

Sandeep Marla


Currently: Postdoc - KSU

Kebede Muleta


Currently: Postdoc- KSU

Jacques Faye

PhD Student

Currently: Doctorate USAID-SMIL

Fanna Maina

PhD Student

Currently: Doctorate USAID-SMIL

Safietou Fall

PhD Student

Currently: USAID SMIL - KSU

Matt Davis

Assistant Scientist

Currently: Field research - KSU

Sridevi Nakka


Currently: Postdoc Heartland Plant Innovations

Sophie Bouchet

Postdoc Research Associate

Currently: Principal Scientist - Wheat Genomics, INRA-France

Marcus Olatoye

PhD Student

Currently: Postdoc University of Illinois

Yi Li

Postdoc - Heartland Plant Innovations

Currently: Catyxt

Bassirou Mbacké

Visiting scholar (USDA Borlaug Fellow) - University of Thies

Jianan Wang

Postdoc, Gates Foundation

Zhenbin Hu


Shayna Braun

Research Assistant

Currently: Cross Country Genetics

Rich Brown

Research Technologist

Currently: GE

Ben Coomes

Undergraduate Researchers

Qingling Li

Undergraduate Researcher

Karina Bertolino

Undergraduate Researcher

Austin Ebert

Undergraduate Researcher

Currently: USDA-ARS

Spencer Navrude

Undergraduate Researcher

Sam Knauss

Undergraduate Researcher

Obembe Oladipo

Research Assistant

Noah Winans

Undergraduate Researcher

Joining the lab

  • We're interested to hear from scientists with computational, laboratory, or field expertise, and an ability to integrate across approaches.

  • If you are interested in joining the lab as a post-doc, student, or technician please contact me at (Include your CV and a cover letter outlining your research and career goals.)

  • Prospective grad students should check deadlines and requirements for the Agronomy Graduate Program and/or the Interdepartmental Genetics Program.