Dr. Ted Kisha received a BA in Chemistry from Hiram College, a MS in Agronomy from Montana State University, and a PhD in Plant Breeding and Genetics from Michigan State University. Ted is the plant geneticist for the USDA ARS Western Region Plant Introduction Station which is part of the overall National Plant Germplasm system. Ted’s research focuses on using molecular markers to characterize the genetic diversity of accessions within his collection. More recently he has been analyzing populations from the Great basin of several native species, including Allium acuminatum and Lomatium dissectum and will continue on more species in the future. more info
Ted is currently working on research related to Lepidium papiliferum with Dr. Cort Anderson and Dr. Steve Bunting.