Nicole Choquette

Former Graduate

  • Degree Program: Ph.D., Crop Science
  • Previous Degrees: M.S. Plant Biology, University of Illinois. B.S. Earth, Society, and Environmental Sustainability, University of Illinois.
  • Current Advisor: Dr. Jim Holland
  • Completion Date: May 2022

Research Biography

I received her B.S. degree in earth, society, and environmental sustainability in 2016 and her M.S. degree in Plant Biology in 2019 from the University of Illinois. From 2013-2018, I competed as a varsity member of the Fighting Illini Cross Country and Track & Field team. I am a Big 10 Conference track champion and was awarded the Big 10 Medal of Honor. I am presently pursuing a PhD in the Crop Science department in Dr. Jim Holland’s lab working on genomic selection for adaptation of tropical maize to temperate environments.

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Nicole Choquette