New Arrivals


James O'Dwyer joins the IGB

Professor James O'Dwyer has joined the IGB as an affiliate in the Biocomplexity (BCXT) Research Theme.  Professor O'Dwyer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Biology.  He received his from Cambridge University.  His current research brings together theory, experiment and empirical data to try to understand how ecological processes drive the patterns of species and organisms seen in nature.


Jesse Southern joins the IGB

Jesse Southern joined the IGB as Director of Operations and Facilities. He worked for the Division of Animal Resources for 10 years, most recently as a Coordinator of Laboratory Animal Facilities handling a variety of research, facility, and physical plant matters. Jesse’s focus is to ensure that the building and operation systems support the cutting edge and dynamic research being conducted at the IGB.

Connie Scott joins the IGB

Connie Scott joined the IGB in December 2013, and is supporting the Biocomplexity (BCXT) Research Theme.  Before joining the IGB, Connie had worked for the Institutional Review Board for 12 years.  She has over 22 years combined managerial experience in the private sector and UIUC.

John (J. D.) Maloney joins the IGB

J.D. Maloney has joined the IGB as a Research Programmer, supporting faculty and staff’s computers and assisting with other Information Technology (IT) needs. J.D. received his B.S. in Technical Systems Management from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has 4 years of experience in Information Technology working in both the public and private sector.