AT A GLANCE
PhD in plant pathology from the University of Sydney, Australia, in1986.
Prior to joining Paradigm in July 1998, served as associate professor of plant pathology and principal investigator at the computing research laboratory at New Mexico State University. Former senior editor of the journal Phytopathology.
Interests include hiking, camping, mountain biking, botany, travel to far-off places, and playing bass guitar in the newly formed Paradigm Genetics band known as GeneSmack.