People

Dr. Pat Byrne
Principal Investigator

Pat Byrne is a professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University, where he teaches and conducts research in plant breeding, genetics, and biotechnology. His research focuses on the genetics of drought tolerance, yield components, and bread making quality in wheat, disease resistance in dry beans, and seed yield in canola. Since the late 1990’s he has conducted an outreach program on the benefits and risks of genetically engineered crops. He is a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America, the American Society of Agronomy, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Before coming to CSU in 1997, Dr. Byrne worked for USDA-ARS in Columbia, Missouri, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico, the U.S. Agency for International Development in West Africa, and the U.S. Peace Corps in Nepal.

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