Biology Fortified, Inc. is managed by a Board of 3-9 Directors, who serve terms for two years, with no term limits. The Board of Directors is elected during its annual meeting, and are not compensated for their role in determining the course of BFI.
Karl Haro von Mogel (Chair)
Karl Haro von Mogel is a Ph.D. Candidate in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics at UW-Madison. In addition to his research on the genetics of sweet corn, he is also studying science communication and is working on several media projects about plant breeding. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Genetics at UC Davis, where he also wrote a science newspaper column and started a science radio show that aired for 4 years.
Anastasia Bodnar, Ph.D.
Anastasia Bodnar is a Presidential Management Fellow working at the National Institutes of Health in an amazing rotation program. Recently, she earned a PhD in genetics at Iowa State University, with a minor in sustainable agriculture. Before that, she worked with public health in the Army. Her favorite produce is artichokes! For more about her, check out Genetic Maize.
Pam Ronald, Ph.D.
Pam Ronald, PhD. Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology and Chair of the Plant Genomics Program at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant’s response to its environment. Her research focuses on the genetics of rice. With her husband, she co-wrote Tomorrow’s Table, a book about including genetic engineering into organic agricultural systems. She writes at Science Blogs.
David Tribe, Ph.D.
David Tribe, Ph.D. is an applied geneticist with a faculty position in an Australian University, teaching microbiology and food science. He is involved with helping the Australian farming community get access to choices about technology. He also writes the blog, GMO Pundit.