Ryan Merry

Ryan Merry received a Bachelor’s degree in 2015 double majoring in biology and environmental science at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN), where he researched the photosynthetic recovery of winter stressed evergreen tree species. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in plant breeding and molecular genetics at the University of Minnesota, researching the genetics of abiotic stress responses in soybean with Dr. Robert Stupar. A native Minnesotan, Ryan hopes to continue to improve soybean genetics for the North.