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Mireku, Patrick
Graduate Student
Patrick
Mireku
Office:
1207 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
6307460872
Email:
pmireku@iastate.edu
Mireku, Patrick
Graduate Student
Patrick
Mireku
Office:
1207 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
6307460872
Email:
pmireku@iastate.edu

About

Patrick holds a BSc in agriculture(2008) from the University of Ghana. In 2010, he enrolled in the MPhil Crop Science program at the University of Ghana. That same year, he won a Scholarship to undertake his research work at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan. In Japan, he conducted experiments to study the influence of high temperatures on the yield and quality of Strawberry. This studies formed the basis of his MPhil thesis. In 2016, Patrick enrolled as a PhD student in the Plant Breeding and Genetics program at Iowa State University of Science and Technology, USA. He currently serves as a Graduate Research Asistant in Dr Silvia Cianzio’s lab. Over the last two years, he has gained an indepth knowledge on Sudden Death Disease and Soybean Cyst Nematode diseases of soybean. He works on developing protocols to screen Soybean genotypes for resistance to  SDS and SCN in the greenhouse/growthchamber.

People

Professor (Emeritus)
Cianzio, Silvia
Office:
G301 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-1625
Email:
scianzio@iastate.edu