Dr. Katrina Cornish

Cornish Lab Group led by Dr. Katrina Cornish

Dr. Cornish holds an Endowed Chair at The Ohio State University and is the first Ohio Research Scholar to be appointed. She leads a program in alternate rubber production and bioemergent materials including exploitation of opportunity feedstocks from agriculture and food processing wastes for value-added products and biofuels. She is also the leading U.S. scientific expert, and is internationally recognized as a principal authority, on alternative natural rubber production, properties and products, and on natural rubber biosynthesis in general.

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Name Position title Phone Email
Nikita Amstutz Research Assistant 330-202-3555
Menaka D. Ariyaratne Post Doctoral Researcher 330-202-3555
Kyle Benzle Graduate Research Associate, Lecturer
Prof. Katrina Cornish Endowed Chair, Ohio Research Scholar, Bioemergent Materials 330-263-3982
Roberta Franks Program Assistant 330-263-3985
Mingde Liu Graduate Research Associate
Sarah McNulty Research Associate 330-202-3555
Tony Xianjie Ren Graduate Research Associate
Jessica Lauren Slutzky Graduate Research Associate
Brandon Wheeler Research Associate 2 330-263-3899