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Global Food Systems Institute

Global Food Systems Institute

GFSI Team

Adegbola Adesogan

Adegbola Adesogan

Associate Vice President
Global Food Systems Institute

Elizabeth Jones

Michelle Jones

Executive Assistant
Global Food Systems Institute

Alejo Sanchez

Communications Specialist
Global Food Systems Institute

Jessica Baker

Jessica Baker

Assistant Director
Global Food Systems Institute

Kay Kelsey

Kay Kelsey

Professor, Evaluation Specialist
Global Food Systems Institute

Billy Field

Billy Field

Fiscal Assistant
Global Food Systems Institute & LSIL

Andy Orgam

Andy Ogram

Associate Director
Global Food Systems Institute

Faculty A-B

Hayley Adams

Veterinarian
Maples Center for Forensic Medicine
Affiliate

Jeanette Andrade

Jeanette Andrade

Assistant Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Core Member

Fernanda Batistel

Assistant Professor
Ruminant Nutrition, Animal Sciences
Core Member

Ziynet Boz

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Sarah Brunnig

Lecturer
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Affiliate

Adegbola Adesogan

Adegbola Adesogan

Associate Vice President
Global Food Systems Institute
Core Member

Juan E Andrade Laborde

Juan E. Andrade-Laborde

Associate Professor
Global Nutrition
Core Member

Haimanote Bayabil

Haimanote Bayabil

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Jeffrey Brecht

Research Foundation Professor
Horticultural Sciences
Core Member

Sarah Bush

Sarah Bush

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Education and Leadership
Affiliate

James Anderson

James Anderson

Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Core Member

Frank Asche

Frank Asche

Professor
Forest Resources and Conservation
Core Member

Cora Best

Cora Best

Assistant Professor
Human Nutrition
Affiliate

Shari Bresin

Extension Agent
Pasco County
Affiliate

Faculty C-D

Ed Camp

Assistant Professor
Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences
Affiliate

Kara Casy

Kara Casy

Lecturer
Agronomy
Affiliate

Kathleen Colverson

Kathleen Colverson

Associate Research Scientist
Animal Sciences
Core Member

Albert De Vries

Albert De Vries

Associate Professor
Animal Sciences
Affiliate

Nicolas DiLorenzo

Professor
Animal Sciences
Affiliate

Catherine Campbell

Assistant Professor
Family, Youth, & Community Sciences
Core Member

Charlene Chase

Carlene Chase

Assistant Professor
Horticultural Sciences
Affiliate

Geoffrey Dahl

Geoffrey Dahl

Harriet B. Weeks Professor
Animal Sciences
Core Member

Raquel Dias

Raquel Dias

Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Cell Science
Affiliate

Jose Dubeux

Associate Professor
Agronomy
Affiliate

Ilaria Capua

Director
One Health Center of Excellence
Affiliate

Natalie Coers

Lecturer
Agricultural Education and Communication
Affiliate

Michelle Danyluk

Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Affiliate

John Diaz

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Education and Communication
Affiliate

Luann Duncan

Extension Agent
Sumter County
Affiliate

Faculty E-H

Antonio Faciola

Associate Professor
Animal Sciences
Core Member

Sebastian Galindo

Sebastian Galindo

Research Assistant Professor
Agricultural Education and Communication
Core Member

Karen Garett

Karen Garrett

Professor
Plant Pathology and Systems Analysis
Core Member

Erica Goss

Associate Professor
Plant Pathology
Affiliate

Saskia Hendrickx

Deputy Director
Feed the Future - Livestock Systems
Core Member

Sadie Hundemer

Sadie Hundemer

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Education and Communication
Affiliate

Di Fang

Di Fang

Associate Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Affiliate

Lisa Garcia

Research Assistant Scientist
North Florida REC
Affiliate

Angela Gonella

Assistant Professor
Animal Sciences
Affiliate

Arie Havelaar

Arie Hendrik Havelaar

Professor
Global Food Safety and Zoonoses
Core Member

Lisa Hickey

Extension Agent
Manatee County
Core Member

Razieh Farzad

Assistant Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Core Member

Yvette Goodiel

Yvette Goodiel

Extension Agent
Martin County
Affiliate

Jorge Hernandez

Jorge Hernandez

Professor
Veterinary Medicine
Core Member

Gerrit Hoogenboom

Gerrit Hoogenboom

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Core Member

Faculty I-L

Kwang Cheol Jeong

Associate Professor
Animal Sciences
Affiliate

Davie Kadyampakeni

Assistant Professor
Soil and Water Sciences
Affiliate

Kay Kelsey

Kay Kelsey

Professor, Evaluation Specialist
Global Food Systems Institute
Core Member

Wonsuk (Daniel) Lee

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Oscar Liburd

Oscar Liburd

Professor
Entomology and Nematology
Affiliate

Zhoumeng Lin

Associate Professor
Environmental and Global Health
Affiliate

Nargiza Ludgate FSI faculty

Nargiza Ludgate

Assistant Scholar
International Center
Core Member

Xinde James Ji

Xinde "James" Ji

Assistant Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Affiliate

Subhashinie Kariyawasam

Chair and Professor
Veterinary Medicine
Core Member

Greg Kiker

Greg Kiker

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Core Member

CHANGYING

Changying "Charlie" Li

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Dina Liebowitz

Dina Liebowitz

Program Director
Plant Science
Affiliate

Tie Liu

Assistant Professor
Horticultural Sciences
Affiliate

Jennifer A. Jones

Assistant Professor
Family, Youth, and Community Sciences
Affiliate

Bachir Kassas

Assistant Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Affiliate

Michael Kung

Michael Kung

Associate Director, Office for Global Research Engagement
UFIC
Affiliate

Song Liang

Song Liang

Professor
Environmental and Global Health
Core Member

Lin

Yang Lin

Assistant Professor
Soil, Water, and Ecosystems Sciences
Affiliate

Jamie Loizzo

Jamie Loizzo

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Education and Communication
Affiliate

Faculty M-P

Greg MacDonald

Greg MacDonald

Professor
Agronomy
Affiliate

Tina McIntyre

Extension Agent
Seminole County
Affiliate

Carlos Messina

Carlos Messina

Professor
Horticulture Science
Affiliate

Conner Mullally

Conner Mullally

Assistant Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Core Member

Rao S. Mylavarapu

Rao S. Mylavarapu

Professor
Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences
Affiliate

Nelly Nelson

Extension Agent
Manatee County
Affiliate

Andy Orgam

Andy Orgam

Professor & Associate Director
Soil Microbiology & GFSI
Core Member

Mathews Paret

Professor
Plant Pathology
Core Member

Anna Prizzia

Program Director
Field and Fork
Affiliate

Ana Martin-Ryals

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Sarah McKune

Sarah McKune

Associate Professor
Environmental and Global Health
Core Member

Naim Montazeri

Naim Montazeri

Assistant Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Core Member

Michael J. Mulvaney

Associate Professor
Agronomy
Affiliate

Satya Nadukuduti

Satya Swathi Nadakuduti

Assistant Professor
Environmental Horticulture
Affiliate

Marcio Nunes

Marcio Nunes

Assistant Professor
Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences
Affiliate

Matt Orwat

Matthew Orwatt

Extension Agent
Washington County
Affiliate

Hector Pérez

Hector Pérez

Professor
Environmental Horticulture
Affiliate

Anne Mathews

Associate Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Affiliate

Bill Messina

Bill Messina

Extension Coordinator
Food and Resource Economics
Affiliate

Philipe Moriel

Associate Professor
Range Cattle REC
Affiliate

Rafael Muñoz-Carpena

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Afiliate

Corwin Nelson

Associate Professor
Animal Sciences
Affiliate

Erica Odera

Associate Scientist
Feed the Future - Livestock Systems
Core Member

David Outerbridge

Extension Agent
Lee County
Core Member

Morgan Pinkerton

Extension Agent
Seminole County
Affiliate

Faculty Q-T

Jiangxiao Qiu

Jiangxiao Qiu

Assistant Professor
Landscape Ecology
Core Member

Esteban Rios

Assistant Professor
Agronomy
Core Member

Norma Samuel

Central District Extension Director
Central District
Core Member

Steven Sargent

Steven A. Sargent

Professor and Associate Chair
Horticultural Sciences
Affiliate

Vakhtang Shelia

Vakhtang Shelia

Research Assistant Scientist
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Amy Simonne

Amarat (Amy) Simonne

Professor
Family, Youth and Community Sciences
Affiliate

Catherine Striley

Catherine Striley

Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Affiliate

Katherine Thompson-Witrick

Katherine Thompson-Witrick

Assistant Professor
Food Science
Affiliate

Jack Rechcigl

Center Director and Professor
Gulf Coast & Ft. Lauderdale REC
Affiliate

Grady Roberts

Professor
Agricultural Education and Communication
Affiliate

Germán Sandoya-Miranda

Germán Sandoya-Miranda

Assistant Professor
Horticulture Science
Affiliate

Olesya Savchenko

Olesya Savchenko

Assistant Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Affiliate

Karla Shelnutt

Associate Dean for UF/IFAS Extension Engagement


Affiliate

Aditya Singh

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Ricky Telg

Professor and Director
Agricultural Education and Communication
Affiliate

Jose Reyes

Jose Reyes de Corcuera

Associate Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Geralyn Sachs

Geralyn Sachs

4-H Regional Specialized Extension Agent 3
St. Augustine, FL
Affiliate

Jose Santos

Jose E. P. Santos

Professor, Associate Chair
Animal Science
Afiliate

Renata Serra

Senior Lecturer
Center for African Studies
Core Member

Sanjay Shukla

Sanjay Shukla

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Core Member

GFSI faculty member Ian Small

Ian Small

Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology
Affiliate

Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas

Professor and Director
Invasion Science Research Institute
Affiliate

Faculty U-Z

Gary Vallad

Gary Vallad

Professor
Plant Pathology, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Affiliate

Olivier Walther

Assistant Professor
Geography
Affiliate

Bruce Welt

Bruce Welt

Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Core Member

Hanah Wooten

Hannah Wooten

Extension Agent
Orange County
Affiliate

Ying Zhang

Ying Zhang

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Diwakar Vyas

Research Assistant Professor
Animal Sciences
Affiliate

Yu Wang

Associate Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Affiliate

Weizhe Weng

Weizhe Weng

Assistant Professor
Food and Resource Economics
Affiliate

Ziwen Yu

Ziwen Yu

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Chang Zhao

Chang Zhao

Assistant Professor
Agronomy, Ecosystem Services Artificial Intelligence
Affiliate

Marcelo Wallau

Assistant Professor
Agronomy
Affiliate

Adam Watson

Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Affiliate

Katherine Witrick

Assistant Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Affiliate

Shouan Zhang

Professor
Plant Pathology
Affiliate

GFSI Student Fellows

Sharon Xin Ying Chuah

Ph.D. Student
Food Science

Jordan Moor

Ph.D. Student
Food and Resource Economics

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Roberto Cardenas Retamal

Ph.D. Student
Food and Resources Economics

Paula Rios Glusberger

Ph.D. Student
Microbiology and Cell Science

Ketsira Pierre

Ph.D. Student
Plant Pathology

Kelsey Vought

Ph.D. Student
Agricultural and Biological Engineering

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Jack Harling

Ph.D. Student
Interdisciplinary Ecology

Justin Pitts

Ph.D. Student
Interdisciplinary Ecology

Internal Advisory Committee

Linda Cottler

Professor
Epidemiology

Katie Migliaccio

Kati Migliaccio

Department Head
Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Glenn Morris

Director
Emerging Pathogens Institute

External Advisory Board

Robert Bertram

Robert Bertram

Chief Scientist
USAID

Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston

Global Head of Vegetables
Syngenta

John Ellenberger

John Ellenberger

President
Land O'Lakes Venture37

Samuel Thevasagayam

Samuel Thevasagayam

Deputy Director
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Jan Henderson

Jan Henderson

Farm Manager
Alliance Dairies

Felicia Wu

Felicia Wu

Professor
Michigan State University