Forest Biotechnology
Environmental Biotechnology
Green Biotechnology


Mailing address:

Dr. William A. Powell
Director of the Council on Biotechnology in Forestry
Faculty of Environmental & Forest Biology
College of Environmental Science & Forestry
State University of New York
One Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210-2788

Email: wapowell@esf.edu

Current lab personnel:

Technicians:

Kathleen Baier - Chestnut project

Andy Newhouse - Chestnut project

Lilibeth Northern - Chestnut project

Graduate students (Major Professor):

Amelia Bo Zhang - PhD, Chestnut Transformation

Katie D'Amico - MS, Chestnut / Mychorrizal interactions

Kristen Russel - MPS, Chestnut

Graduate students (Co-major Professor):

Allison Oakes - MS, chestnut project


Graduate application link.

Note: If you have over a 3.4 GPA and scored greater than 70% overall on the GRE, then you have an excellent chance of being awarded a graduate assistantship.

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Professional Experience:

Director of the Council on Biotechnology in Forestry 2001-present

Professor 2003-present
Area: Biotechnology in Forest Pathology
College of Environmental Science and Forestry
State University of New York
Syracuse, NY 13210

Associate Professor (tenured) 1995-2003
Area: Biotechnology in Forest Pathology
College of Environmental Science and Forestry
State University of New York
Syracuse, NY 13210

Assistant Professor, 1989-1995
Area: Biotechnology in Forest Pathology
College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Postdoctoral Associate, 1986-1989
Area: Molecular Plant Pathology
University of Florida, Department of Plant Pathology,
Gainesville, FL 32611

Education:

Ph.D., Biology, 1986
Utah State University, Logan, UT

B.S., Biology, 1982
Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD

Interested in agricultural biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, or green biotechnology? Here are some interesting links (Just use the back button to return to this page):

Why biotechnology?

Fagaceae Genomics Web

ArborGen, LLC, Restoring Endangered Trees

CropBiotech.net

American chestnut research and restoration project

Biotechnology in Forestry

Forest Heatlth Initiative

Institure of Forest Biotechnology, Heritage Tree program

New York Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation

Forest Biotechnology and its Responsible Use