Justin McGrath

Research Scientist


Office: 1112 IGB
Telephone: 217-244-1223
Email: jmcgrath at

Research Program

TERRA Mobile Energy-Crop Phenotyping Platform and Crops in silico


Doctorate Degree in Plant Biology
University of Illinois, Advisor: Elizabeth Ainsworth (2009)

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Magna cum Laude
Bradley University (2004)

Professional Experience

Research Scientist, University of Illinois (2017 – present)

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Illinois (2011 – 2017)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University (2009 – 2011)

Teaching Assistant, Plant Biology Department, University of Illinois (2005)

Technician, USDA, Champaign, IL (2004)

Research Assistant, Bradley University, Peoria, IL (2002 – 2004)


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