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Jose F Gonzalez-Acuna

Jose F Gonzalez-Acuna

  • Research Scientist I
  • Graduate Student
Jose is an Agronomist with a B.Sc. and Licentiateship degree from University of Costa Rica, with an emphasis on plant pathology, IPM, organic farming, biological control, and business management.
He is currently a project coordinator and lab manager at Gleason Lab, and his main roles involve tracking the progress of research projects, develop outreach products, assist with research both in the field and lab, and procure an appropriate lab work space.

He likes doing research, interacting with both academia and stakeholders, and participating in projects focused on the improvement of sustainable agricultural systems.

Contact Info

Iowa State University


  • B.Sc. Agronomy, University of Costa Rica, 2017

Area of Expertise

  • Plant Pathology
  • Integrated Pest Management