Owens_Brendasmall.jpgBrenda Owens


Ph.D. Candidate- Purdue University, current.  Plant Breeding and Genetics Major with a focus on carotenoids in maize.  Projects include relating NIR spectroscopy to color and carotenoid content and QTL mapping in two populations that are high in β-cryptoxanthin and total carotenoids.

Masters of Science- Texas Tech University, 1999.  Crop Physiology Major.

Bachelors of Science- Texas Tech University, 1996.

Publications and Abstracts


Fulbright Fellow, Zurich, Switzerland- 1997


Phone- 765-426-1078

Email- bowens@purdue.edu

Office- Lilly 2-458