Brian Rice

Brian Rice is a PhD student who research focuses on detection of genomic variants that contribute to multiple phenotypic traits simultaneously. Brian received his master’s degree from the University of Illinois in The Lipka Lab. His work focusing on fixed effects in the genomic prediction        model RR-BLUP was recently published in The

Marcus O. Olatoye

MARCUS O. OLATOYE postdoctoral  Marcus Olatoye is a postdoctoral research fellow working on the use of QTL selection and genomic selection for disease resistance in miscane hybrids. Marcus graduated from the Department of Agronomy Kansas State University where he worked in the lab of Geoffrey Morris on genomic analysis of agroclimatic traits in sorghum using nested association

Alexander E. Lipka

Alexander E. Lipka Assistant Professor Alexander E. Lipka is an Assistant Professor of Biometry in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently teaches CPSC 440: Applied Statistics. My research goals are to use my background in statistical genetics in an interdisciplinary environment to help answer questions pertaining (but not limited) to