Rebecca Nelson

CCRP Scientific Director

Rebecca is a professor of plant pathology & plant-microbe biology, plant breeding & genetics, and international agriculture & rural development at Cornell University. Her laboratory works on the genetic dissection of quantitative disease resistance in maize in collaboration with maize geneticists and breeders at Cornell, in Kenya, and elsewhere. She co-chairs the Thematic Group on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems for the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

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