Program Management

Executive Leadership Team

Winthrop B. Phippen, Ph.D.
Project Director

Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics
School of Agriculture
Western Illinois University
310 Knoblauch Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1251 /E-mail: wb-phippen@wiu.edu

David Marks, Ph.D.
Co-PI

Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology
Department of Plant Biology
University of Minnesota
140 Gortner LAboratory
1479 Gortner Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
Email: marks004@umn.edu

John C. Sedbrook, Ph.D.
Co-PI

Professor of Genetics
School of Biological Sciences
Illinois State University
Campus Box 4120
Normal, IL 61790
Phone: (309) 438-3374
Fax: (309) 438-3722
Email: jcsedbr@ilstu.edu

M. Scott Wells, Ph.D.
Co-PI

Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Plant Genetics
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences Building
St. Paul, MN 55108-6026
Phone: (612) 625-3747 / Email: mswells@umn.edu

Anne Kinzel (Program Manager)