Liana Acevedo-Siaca

Graduate Student, Department of Crop Sciences
Graduate Fellow in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois

Contact

Office: 1500 IGB
Email: acevdsc2 at illinois.edu


Research Interests
Plant physiology and genetics

Read an article about Liana’s research on photosynthetic diversity and efficiency in rice.


Research Program


Education
Master of Science in Crop Sciences
University of Illinois, 2017
Education
Bachelor of Science in Plant Science concentrating in Plant Breeding and Genetics
Cornell University, 2015

Professional Experience
University of Illinois
Academic Researcher, Institute for Genomic Biology (2015-present)

Mahyco (Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Limited), Dawalwadi, India
Okra Breeding Intern (2014)

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
Independent Researcher as Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholar (2011-2014)

CassavaBase, Ithaca, New York, USA
Wikipage Manager (2014)

Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Woodstock, New Hampshire, USA
Research Intern (2013)

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, USA
Research Contractor, Department of Botany
Research Intern, Department of Ornithology (2011-2013)