People

Dr. Eric Olson: Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. – Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • M.S. – North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • B.S. – University of Wisconsin – Platteville, Platteville, WI
  • email: eolson@msu.edu

Lee Siler: Senior Research Assistant

  • email: siler@msu.edu

Matthew Graham: Research Assistant II

  • B.S – Crop and Soil Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • email: graha169@msu.edu

Dr. Amber Hoffstetter: Post-Doctoral Research Associate

  • Ph.D. – Crop Science, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH
  • M.S. – Crop Science, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH
  • B.S. – Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • email: amberh@msu.edu

Andrew Wiersma: Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant

  • M.S. – Weed Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • B.S. – Biology, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
  • email: awiersma@msu.edu
  • Phone: 616-773-9521

Linda Brown: Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant

  • B.S. – Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • email: brownl93@msu.edu

Kyle McCarthy: Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant

  • B.S. – Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • B.S. – Biochemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • email: mccar428@msu.edu

Jeffrey Kovach: Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant

  • B.S. – Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • email: kovachje@msu.edu