Susan Moser

Director Division Of Plant Systems Production at National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Susan Moser, Ph.D. has extensive work experience in the agricultural industry. Susan is currently the Director of the Division of Plant Systems - Production at the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, where they provide scientific leadership and oversees research, extension, and education programs related to food security and sustainability challenges.

Prior to their current position, Dr. Moser worked at Corteva Agriscience, where they held various roles in digital strategy and portfolio lead. Susan co-developed long-term visions and research strategies and managed technology-related initiatives and programs in the Crop Protection R&D organization.

Before their time at Corteva Agriscience, Dr. Moser worked at DuPont Pioneer. Susan served as a Controlled Environments and Advanced Imaging Research Lead, where they facilitated cross-functional research and developed testing strategies for multiple crops. Susan also led a global soybean insect control efficacy testing program and served as an academic research liaison for biotechnology.

Dr. Moser's earlier experience includes working as a Research Entomologist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service, focusing on the behavior of lepidopteran larvae in maize.

Overall, Dr. Moser's work experience showcases their expertise in plant science, genetics, genomics, data science, and biotechnology. Susan has a track record of leading research programs, developing strategies, and collaborating with experts to address agricultural challenges.

Susan Moser, Ph.D. received their Master of Science degree in Entomology from Iowa State University, where they studied from 2000 to 2003. Susan then went on to pursue their Ph.D. in Entomology at the University of Kentucky from 2005 to 2008.


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  • Director Division Of Plant Systems Production

    January, 2022 - present

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