History of AIPL Research Staff
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History of AIPL Research Staff

Research Leaders || Research Staff || Visiting Researchers

AIPL Research Leaders
Year Research Leader Career after AIPL
1908 Helmer Rabild
Managed milk processing plants in Pennsylvania.
1925 Joseph Parker & John McLain Became extension specialists.
1929 John McDowell  
1938 Frank Kendrick
Established a USDA computing center in Washington, DC.
1962 Bob Miller
Became research leader for Genetics and Management Laboratory and then the Milk Secretion and Mastitis Laboratory.
1963 Ernest Corley
Became chief of the Dairy Cattle Research Branch and then Assistant to the Agriculture Research Service Administrator.
1966 Dean Plowman
Became the Agriculture Research Service Administrator and then acting Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.
1969 Frank Dickinson
Became chief executive officer of National DHIA.
1988 Duane Norman CDCB Interim Administrator
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AIPL Research Staff
Year(s) Staff Member
1960-72 Ben McDaniel
1968-83 Gerry King
1972-75 Jeff Keown
1974-82 Evelyn Myers
1975-79 Bennet Cassell
1979 Al Kuck
1984-91 Cynthia Ernst
1996-97 Ryan Starkenburg
1997-99 Lori Smith
1977-2000 William Shainline, Jr.
1996-2002 Jill Philpot
2004 Robert Goodling, Jr.
1972-2005 Rex Powell
2001-06 Ashley Sanders
2002-08 Melvin Kuhn
2003-08 Laura Thornton
1973-2011 Leigh Walton
1970-2011 Duane Norman
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AIPL Post-docs, Visiting Scientists, & Students
Year Researcher Country of Origin Research Project
1982-83 Waheed Mohammad   Effects of pregnancy
1984-85 Tom Lawlor USA Effect of selection on parameter estimation
1988-89 Martin Seiber Germany Conversion formulas
1991-95 Todd Meinert USA Accuracy of data
1991-94 Mike Schutz USA SCS evaluation, age adjustment
1996-97 Yang Da China Genetic markers
1996-97 Curt Van Tassell USA Variance components
2002-04 Liz Hare USA Reproduction and its relationships with other traits
Visiting Scientists
1974 Frank Murrill USA DHIA organization
1979-80 Mike Grossman USA Goat data analysis
1981 Max Rothschild USA Prediction from pedigree data
1982 Abraham Genizi Israel Lactation adjustments
1982-83 Joel Weller Israel Prediction errors, parity differences
1989 Andy Zarnecki Poland Ten-nation Holstein comparison
1992 Wilfried Brade Germany Dominance and epistatis
1993-94 Joel Weller Israel Genetic marker analysis
1994 Jeong-Koo Lee South Korea Effects of pregnancy
1999-2000 Ted Ferris USA Test day model
2000 Georgios Banos Sweden Systems for validation of national genetic evaluations
2009-11 Katie Olson USA Multibreed genomic evaluations, breed determination from genomics, genomic validation, and across country genomic evaluations
2012-13 Joel Weller Israel Apriori granddaughter design to map major genetic effects
Visiting Students
1986 Gert Nieuwhof Netherlands Calving interval and herdlife
1987 Pauline van Dieman Netherlands Age adjustment for goats
1990 Frits van der Shans Netherlands International type comparison
1990 Alfons Koorhuis Netherlands Offspring-parent regressions
1992,1993 Eric Klaaskate Netherlands Productive life
1993 Jan Zuurbier Netherlands Calculation of inbreeding
1994 Ming-Feng Luo China Conformation in goats
1999, 2000 Jeanne Bormann Belgium Test day data
2013 Chen Yao Wisconsin Multi-breed stillbirth evaluation, and organization of feed efficiency database
2013-14 Adriana Garcia Mexico Genomic selection and genetic progress
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Compiled by Paul VanRaden

Last Modified: 04/03/2014