The weed science program studies genetic diversity in weeds in order to develop quick and reliable diagnostic tools for making optimum weed control decisions. Weed Molecular Genetics.

Agronomy, Botany, Bioinformatics, Agriculture
PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia, Genetics Area Program, 1998
BS, North Dakota State University, Crop and Weed Sciences, 1991
agriculture herbicides pest management pollen and pollination weed sciences agricultural biotechnology molecular biology biological diversity plant genetics plant physiology or morphology plant sciences molecular genetics mutation drug resistance biological adaptation plant genome

Earl and Dorothy Foster Excellence in Teaching Award, Early Career, NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources, 2006

Genetics Society of America
North Central Weed Science Society
Weed Science Society of America