Hernan Ceballos, Ph.D.

International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Plant Breeder
Agrobiodiversity Research Area, Cassava Program
Cali, Colombia

Hernan coordinates the cassava breeding work at CIAT and interacts closely with cassava colleagues at IITA in Nigeria, CIAT´s Regional Office in Vientiane, Laos and with National Research Programs in Asian and Latin America-Caribbean Regions.

Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D.

Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Associate Director, Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program
Dartmouth College

Mary Lou’s areas of expertise include metal transport and molecular genetics.

Eugene R. Terry, Ph.D.

Agricultural Research and Development Specialist

Eugene is currently Senior Technical Adviser of TransFarm Africa where he is primarily devoted to removing systemic barriers to investing in African agricultural enterprises. He also serves as a trustee on the boards of several organizations including the World Vegetable Centre, the Asian Vegetable Research Centre (AVRDC), Taiwan, and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Development (SFSA), in Basel, Switzerland and he chairs the Advisory Board of the West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.