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Former Graduate Students: Where are they now? 

Graduate Students at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)

Lauren Schwarck, MS, 2020  Corteva Agriscience

Nick Thompson, MS, 2020  Agronomist, Pivot Bio, Indiana-Ohio

Heather Pasley, PhD, 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Queensland, Australia

Sarah M. Mueller, PhD, 2018 Data Scientist, Bayer Crop Science

Keru Chen, PhD 2016, CiBO Technologies, Boston, MA area

Amanda de Oliveira Silva MS, 2015 Assistant Professor and Small Grains Specialist, Oklahoma State University

Martha Winters, MS, 2015 Farming & part-time Purdue Research Assist. Napoleon, OH

Péter Kovács, PhD, 2013 Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University (Co-Advisor)

Jason A. Roth, MS, 2013 Regional Agronomist with Winfield Solutions, Lansing, MI

Yanbing Xia, PhD, 2012 Self-employed, New York

Ignacio A. Ciampitti, PhD, 2012 Associate Professor, Cropping Systems Extension Specialist, Kansas State University, KS

Juan P. Burzaco,  MS, 2012 Agronomy Regulatory Scientist, J.R. Simplot Co., ID

Chris R. Boomsma,  PhD, 2009 Education Manager, American Society of Agronomy, WI

Yanbing Xia, MS, 2009 Future PhD student, Purdue University

Jared Alsdorf, MS, 2008 Res. Agronomist, ABG Ag Services, IN (Co-Advisor)

Jason Brewer, MS, 2006 USDA-ARS Technician Corn Breeding, NC (Co-Advisor)

Matias Cánepa, MS, 2007 Production Section Head, Nutrisun, Advanta, Argentina

Martin Gonzalo, PhD, 2006 Head of Research, Limagrain AR, Argentina

Ignacio Conti, MS, 2005 Area Leader, Corteva Agriscience, Argentina and Uruguay

Anita Gál, MS, 2005 Research Scientist, Univ. of Szent Istvan, Hungary

Ann M. Kline,  MS, 2005 Purdue Agriculture Extension Educator, Columbia City, IN

Brian J. Ball, MS, 2002 Plant and QA Manager, Treehouse California Almonds, LLC

Mercedes Murua,  MS, 2002 Corn Trait Introgression, Syngenta Seeds, Stanton, MN

Scott M. McCoy, MS, 2002 Seed Research Associate, USDA-ARS, Univ. of Illinois

Xinhua Yin, PhD, 2001 Associate Professor, University of Tennessee, TN

Missy J. Arends (Bauer), MS, 2001 B & M Crop Consulting, Inc., Coldwater, MI

Graduate Students at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada)

Dave C. Hooker, PhD, 2000 Associate Professor, University of Guelph, ON, Canada

Dragan Galic, MS, 2000 Agricultural Technician, Plant Science, Univ. of Guelph

Dave C. Hooker, M.Sc., 1991 Future Ph.D. Student

George Opoku, Ph.D., 1996 Dep. Exec. Direct. CSSVD, Ghana Cocoa Board, Ghana

Zlatko Ziza, M.Sc., 1995 Dekalb Corn Breeding, London, ON, Canada

John G. Faber, M.Sc., 1995 Soil Nutrient Consultant, London, ON, Canada

Lynn Rowan (Van Maanen), M.Sc., 1995 Instructor/Executive Assistant, Univ. of Guelph, Canada

Deneen B. Sebastian, M.Sc., 1994 Director, North American Marketing, BASF, SK, Canada

Beverly S. Green, M.Sc., 1992 Animal Health, Durham, ON, Canada

Harrison K. Dapaah, M.Sc., 1992 Principal Res. Scientist, Crops Research Institute, Ghana

Charlie E. Roland, M.Sc., 1992 Ag Environmental Officer, Ministry of Environment, ON

Allan B. Kwabiah, M.Sc., 1991 Research Scientist, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, NF

Ken J. Janovicek, M.Sc., 1991 Research Agronomist, Univ. of Guelph, ON, Canada

Greg A. Stewart, M.Sc., 1989 Maizex Corn Agronomy Specialist, Guelph, ON, Canada

Jack Moes, M.Sc., 1986 Vice-President Academic, Assiniboine College, MB, Canada

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