|David J. Mackill|
Senior Scientist, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology
BS 1976 (plant science); MS 1978 (agronomy); PhD 1981 (genetics), University of California, Davis.
David Mackill was postdoctoral fellow, ICRASAT, India (1981-82); plant breeder working on rice improvement for rainfed lowland conditions and genetics of resistance to rice blast disease and drought resistance, IRRI (1982-91); research geneticist, USDA-ARS and adjunct professor, Department of Agronomy Range Science, University of California, Davis (1991-2001).
Fellow, Crop Science Society of America; Secretary-General, Society for the Advancement of Breeding Research in Asia and Oceania (SABRAO); editor, Theoretical and Applied Genetics; associate editor, Crop Science; member, American Associate for the Advancement of Science.