Dr. Cadle-Davidson started with ABM as a consultant in 2013 and became the assistant chief scientific officer in January 2014. Her role is to work to enhance existing ABM genomics strategies and to foster next-generation product development for ABM.
Cadle-Davidson is an expert in the field of genetics and is well versed in the application of genomics and nextgeneration sequencing techniques for trait-based research and development. She has done extensive work with both plant and human-based genomic research and has collaborated with individuals from institutions throughout the world, including Cornell University, Imperial College and the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.
Prior to joining ABM, Cadle-Davidson was highly involved in government work with SRC, Inc. and aided other government-funded programs with the Departments of Homeland Security, State, Defense and Justice. While at SRC, Inc. her work resulted in one Trade Secret, two patents pending and one patent application currently being prepared for the company.
Dr. Cadle-Davidson holds a Bachelor of Science in Genetics from the University of California, as well as a Master of Science in Plant Pathology from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Genetics from Cornell University. She has also contributed to 13 published journal articles in many highly regarded scientific journals.