- Senior Research Associate, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences International Programs (IP/CALS)
- Adjunct Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics (PB&G), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Frank Shotkoski has 20 years of academic and industrial experience in both agriculture and medical biotechnology. Dr. Shotkoski is currently the Director of the Agriculture Biotechnology Support Project II (ABSPII), a USAID/Cornell University cooperative effort with a mandate to introduce agriculture biotechnology to developing countries. Before joining Cornell University, Dr. Shotkoski held the position as Global Cotton Traits Technical Manager with Syngenta where he built a cotton biotechnology research program that resulted in the development of trait-based products. Prior to joining Syngenta, Dr. Shotkoski held the position of Research Fellow at the University of Washington Department of Medical Genetics where he conducted research on human gene therapy applications for the treatment of hematopoietic diseases. He also has a postdoctoral experience from the department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin. His Ph.D. is from the University of Minnesota and his Master of Science and undergraduate work was done at the University of Nebraska.
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