People

Faculty and Staff

Silvina Arias
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Seed Analyst III
Registered Seed Technologist
Charles Block
Research Scientist IV, Seed Health Testing Coordinator
Seed Health, Plant Pathology, Seed-borne Plant Pathogens
Customer Relations Coordinator III
Customer Care Assistant
Seed Analyst III
Certified Seed Analyst
Seed Analyst III
Certified Seed Analyst
Seed Analyst II, Iowa Crop Improvement
Seed Analyst II, Iowa Crop Improvement
Seed Conditioning Specialist, Research Scientist II
Seed Conditioning
Susana Goggi
Professor Agronomy
Physiological aspects of seed development, maturation & longevity, germination & dormancy
Communications Specialist lII, Cost Center Manager
Marketing and Communications
Program Coordinator III
National Seed Health System
Priyanka Jayashankar
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management
Subsistence Markets, Exchange Systems, Sustainability
Pathology Lab Manager, Research Scientist II
Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Seed Health Lab Manager, Research Scientist II
Seed Health Lab Manager, Research Associate II
Manjit Misra Seed Science Center Director
Director Seed Science Center, BIGMAP, GFSC, Seed Science Endowed Chair, Professor, Ag. & Biosystems Engineering
Seed Science Technology, Seed Systems, Global Food Biosafety and Biotechnology
Gary Munkvold
Professor, Plant Pathology & Microbiology; Chair, Graduate Program in Seed Technology & Business
Seed Pathology, Mycotoxicology
Seed Analyst III
Certified Seed Analyst
Global Programs Leader
Agricultural Communication
Marketing l
marketing, website, design
Yuh-Yuan Shyy
Scientist, IT Specialist, Senior Engineer
Scientist, IT Specialist, Senior Engineer
J. Stephen Smith
Affiliate Professor, Agronomy;, Visiting Scientist, Seed Science Center
Genetic diversity & germplasm access
Seed Laboratory Manager
Seed Laboratory Manager, Seed Testing Specialist
Customer Relations Coordinator II
Customer Service
Research Scientist I
Registered Genetic Technologist
Lori Youngberg
STB Program Specialist III
Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business

Graduate Students

Hailey Bryson
Graduate Assistant-Research
Seed Physiology (Susana Goggi)
Gabriela Morel Gadea
Graduate Assistant-Research
Plant Pathology & Microbiology (Munkvold)