Principal Investigators

 

Maria Balota, Associate Professor
Virginia Tech, USA
Lead Scientist for High Throughput Phenotyping

 



 

David Bertioli, Professor, GRA Distinguished Investigator
University of Georgia, USA
Lead Scientist for New Wild Alleles to Improve Peanut

 



 

Rick Brandenburg, Ph.D., William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
North Carolina State University, USA
Lead Scientist for Production Packages for Malawi and Satellite Image Analysis for Peanut

 



 

Mark D. Burow
Texas A&M, Texas Tech, USA
Lead Scientist for Breeding for Drought, Leaf Spot, and Oil

 



Chris Butts
National Peanut Research Lab, USDA, USA
Lead Scientist for PICS Bag Evaluation



 

Josh Clevenger
Center for Applied Genetic Technologies, USA
Lead Scientist for Mapping GRV Resistance

 



 

C. Michael Deom, Ph.D., Professor
University of Georgia, USA
Lead Scientist for GRD Alternative Host



 

Richard P. Dick
The Ohio State Univerity, USA
Lead Scientist for Optimized Shrub System for Peanut

 



 

Leland Glenna, Professor of rural sociology
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Lead Scientist for Time Poverty Among Ghanaian Women

 



 

David Jordan, Ph.D., William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Crop Science and Extension Specialist
North Carolina State University, USA
Lead Scientist for Risk Index Tool Update and Production Packages for Ghana

 



 

Soraya Leal-Bertioli
University of Georgia, USA
Lead Scientist for Novel Diversity to Improve Peanut

 



 

Nicholas Magnan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor 
University of Georgia, USA
Lead Scientist for Farmer Incentives for Quality Ghanaian Peanuts

 



 

Mark Manary, M.D., Professor and Medical Doctor
Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Lead Scientist for Malnutrition Interventions

 



 

Venugopal Mendu
Texas Tech University, USA
Lead Scientist for Seed Coat Chemical Makers

 



 

Bradford Mills
Department of Ag and Applied Economics
Virginia Tech, USA
Lead Scientist for Youth in Peanut Production in Senegal

 



 

Peggy Ozias-Akins, Ph.D., Professor 
University of Georgia, USA
Lead Scientist for Genotyping U.S. Germplasm from Africa, and Peanut Gene Evaluation

 



 

Carrie Ann Stephens, Professor
University of Tennessee, USA
Lead Scientist for Photovoice in Uganda

 



 

Stuart Sweeney, Professor
University of California, USA
Lead Scientist for Gender in Peanut Production in Senegal

 



 

Jia-Sheng Wang, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head
University of Georgia, USA
Lead Scientist for Gut Microbiome Regulation