The Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy (ISTPP) at the Bush School of Government & Public Services welcomes Dr. Leah Buchman as a Research Fellow. Dr. Buchman is a Senior Research Analyst in the North American Crop division with Kynetec, a global market research company. Dr. Buchman’s interests include plant-insect-microbe interactions and their role in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) agricultural systems as well as public perception and public policy of emerging biotechnologies in agriculture.
Dr. Buchman brings strong scientific acumen and analytical skills through collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches. Prior to joining Kynetec, Dr. Buchman was a Pre-doctoral Fellow in the Institute who participated in a variety of research activities as part of a multidisciplinary project, “Gene Drive Applications to Agriculture in Texas”, funded by the USDA.