Our Story

Our Team

Meet the Scientists

Meet The Graduate Students

Tia

Busenitz

Joined Ecdysis Team in 2019

Pre-Med Biology WCU

Tia is a master's student in Entomology at the University of Nebraska, researching how pesticides and probiotics affect honey bee health and immune function

Tommy

Fenster

Joined Ecdysis Team in 2017

Ba Environmental Analysis at Pomona College, Msc California State University, East Bay

Tommy is a PhD student at UC Davis researching regenerative perennial cropping systems

Alex

Michels

Joined Ecdysis Team in 2019

Bsc Biology at USD, Pursuing Msc Wildlife and Fisheries Science at SDSU

Alex is a master's student at South Dakota State University, researching regenerative agriculture, pollinators and birds in North Dakota and southern Manitoba, Canada

Dan

Pecenka

Joined Ecdysis Team in 2020

Bsc Wildife & Fisheries Science, emphasis in small mammals; SDSU. Pursuing Master's Degree

Dan is a master's student at SDSU studying regenerative agriculture with a focus on perennial wheat

Meet The Core Staff

Genesis Graduate Students

Former Staff

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Claire LaCanne

2017

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Jacob Pecenka

2017

Liz Adee

Austin Adee

Gabe Boyer

Christopher Bradley

Roger Brown

Kelly Clinton

Cedric Gentils

Shelby Gresch

Amy Heibult

Desirae Hertling

Will Hillery

Amy Knofczynski

Anne Knofczynski

Jenna Krogh

RaeAnn Krull

Braden Kullman

Kirstyn Loyva

Gabby Lundgren

Ian Lundgren

Alex Marra

Isabel McClellan

Liam O'Connor

Juliette Paineau

Alec Peterson

Pauline Reby

Nolan Ryne

Nicole Shultz

Jay Skaar

Sierra Stendahl

Julia Stueven

Adam Tess

Sadie Tornberg

Kassidy Whethers