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FBRC Scientists

The FBRC team is comprised of  scientists specializing in genetics, silviculture, physiology, forest soils, pathology, and biometrics, who collaborate with each other and with our cooperators to plan and carry out multi-disciplinary research projects.


Tim Martin


Forest tree physiology, stand dynamics


Timothy Martin

Gary Peter


Forest genomics, molecular biology and wood quality

Gary Peter

Tania Quesada

Program Manager and Research Assistant Scientist

Molecular genetics, genomics, disease resistance


Jason Vogel

Forest nutrition and nutrient cycling, forest carbon allocation, and root processes



Daniel Johnson

Forest dynamics, production ecology, forest health


Jiri Hulcr

Forest entomology


Jason Smith

Forest pathology