People

Ohio State University
Richard Dick, Project Director
Soil Microbial Ecology/Nitrogen fixation
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Ohio State University, Columbus OH
richard.dick@senr.cfaes.ohio-state.edu

Amanda Davey, Project Coordinator
Socio-economic
Global Water Institute
Ohio State University
davey.22@osu.edu

John Reeve
Molecular Microbiology,
Microbial Extremophiles
Department of Microbiology
Ohio State University, Columbus OH
reeve.2@osu.edu

University of California, Merced
Teamrat A. Ghezzehei,
Hydrology, Soil & Environmental Physics,
School of Natural Sciences
University of California, Merced, CA
TAGhezzehei@ucmerced.edu

Oregon State University
Paul Schreiner
Mycorrhizal fungi
USDA-ARS,
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, paul.schreiner@ars.usda.gov

Former Students
Nate Bogie
Hydrology & soil physics
University of California, Merced
natebogie@gmail.com

Matthew Bright
Mycorrhizal fungi
Ohio State University
mbhbright@gmail.com

Spencer Debenport
Beneficial microorganisms
Cornell University
spencer.debenport@gmail.com

Chelsea DeLay
Nitrogen fixation & enzymatic activity
Ohio State University
cdelay89@gmail.com

Esther Lattin
Microbial communities
Ohio State University
who.lattin@gmail.com

Institut Senegalais de Recherches Agricoles, Senegal
Yacine Ndour
Soil Microbiology,
Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles,
Dakar, Senegal
yacine.ndour@ird.sn

Hassna Founane 
Mycorrhizal fungi
Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles
fhassna@yahoo.fr

Modou Sène
Hydrology/Water stress
Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles,
Theis, Senegal
modousen@refer.sn

Astou Sene
Socio-economics
Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles
awsene@yahoo.fr

Mamadou Khouma 
GIS & plant nutrition
Formerly Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles

University of Thies
Ibrahima Diedhiou,
Plant Ecology/Water stress
University of Thies,
Thies, Senegal
ibrahima_diedhiou2003@yahoo.fr

Roger Bayala (Senegal)
Growth and yield
University of Thies
brotheroger@yahoo.fr

Samba Ndiaye (Senegal)
Agroforestry
University of Thies

Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Senegal
Lydie Lardy
15N Isotopes/Molecular Biology
IRD Microbial Ecology Laboratory, Dakar, Senegal
lydie.lardy@ird.fr

Laurent Cournac 
Root growth
IRD Microbial Ecology Laboratory, Dakar, Senegal
laurent.cournac@ird.fr

USAID Mission in Senegal
Aminata Badiane
(Senegal)
Soil biochemistry
USAID/Senegal (Retired and consultant now)
amicolle2@yahoo.fr

Former PhD Students
Sidy Diakhate ( Senegal)
Parasitic Nematodes
IRD Microbial Ecology Laboratory, Dakar, Senegal
Sidy.diakhate@ird.fr

Abel Lufafa (Uganda)
Landscape carbon dynamics
The World Bank
alufafa@worldbank.org

Ekwe Dossa (Togo)
Soil chemistry & nutrient cycling
International Fertilizer Development Center
EDossa@ifdc.org

Fred Kizito (Ghana)
Hydrologic/soil physics
International Center for Tropical Agriculture
f.kizito@cgiar.org

Sire Diedhiou (Senegal)
Soil microbiology
University of Ziganchor