VBI Participating Faculty

The following faculty members are actively engaged in vegetable breeding and receive financial support for their research from the Vegetable Breeding Institute:

Irwin Goldman (beets, carrots, onions)

CALS Dean's Office
140 Agriculture Hall
1450 Linden Dr.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-262-4930
Fax: 608-262-4556
Email: igoldman@wisc.edu and bworkmas@wisc.edu

Phillip D. Griffiths (broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, dry and snap bean)

Department of Horticultural Sciences
302 Hedrick Hall
Cornell University, NYSAES, Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: 315-787-2222
Fax: 315-787-2216
E-mail: pdg8@cornell.edu

Molly Jahn (pepper)

Dr. Jahn is currently on leave from her position as CALS Dean at UW-Madison to serve as deputy undersecretary at the USDA.
Email: mjahn@cals.wisc.edu

Michael Mazourek (cucumber, melon, pepper, pumpkin, snap peas, summer and winter squash)

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
248 Emerson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-254-7256
Fax: 607-255-6683
Email: mm284@cornell.edu

Martha A. Mutschler (onion, tomato)

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
303 Bradfield Hall
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-255-1660
Fax: 607-255-6683
E-mail: mam13@cornell.edu

William F. Tracy (sweet corn)

Department of Agronomy
365 Moore Hall
1575 Linden Dr.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-262-2587
Fax: 608-262-5217
Email: wcia@mailplus.wisc.edu