Areas of Interest
Potato plant physiology, both in-field and postharvest, and the impact and interactions of biochemistry and molecular biology on yield, postharvest quality, and grower and industry practices.
Ph.D. from Washington State University in the Molecular Plant Sciences Program.
Practical experience on family farm
Processing experience with ConAgra Foods/Lamb-Weston, R&D Agronomy Sciences Manager with the J.R. Simplot Company
Plant breeder with Land O’Lakes/Forage Genetics International
Assistant Professor of Potato Physiology at Washington State University