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Project Leaders



Adam  Bogdanove, Principal Investigator

Cornell University     334 Plant Science Building, Ithaca , NY 14853     Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, School of Integrative Plant Science USA

Together with the co-PIs, leads the project

Erin Doyle, Co-Principal Investigator

Doane College  1014 Boswell Ave., Crete, NE 68333    Biology  USA

Direct undergraduate research at Doane  focused on identifying variation and covariation in TAL effector EBEs

Jan Leach, Professor

Colorado State Univerity  1177 Campus Delivery, Ft Collins, CO 80523-1177 Bioagricultural Sciences USA

Co-PI focused on optimizing QTL for disease resistance in rice.

Susan McCouch, Professor

Cornell University  162 Emerson Hall, Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY  14853  Plant Breeding & Genetics USA

Co-PI, focusing on management of rice germplasm, rice diversity data,  development of rice variant database and associated querying tools.

Boris Szurek, Researcher

Research Institute for Development (IRD), UMR 186 IRD-UM-Cirad  Interactions Plantes-Microorganismes-Environnement (IPME)  Institut de Recherche pour le DÌ©veloppement  911, Av. Agropolis BP 64501  34394 Montpellier Cedex 5  France

PI at IRD (France), focusing on bacterial bligt susceptibility genes function and allelic variation

Dan Voytas, Professor and Director

University of Minnesota, 1500 Gortner Avenue, Room 100 Cargill Building, Saint Paul, MN 55108 USA

Co-Primary Investigator (Co-PI)