Ron Salzman has served as Director of the Bioscience division for StollerUSA for four years. As Director, Salzman performs product testing in laboratory and greenhouse settings, studies mode of action on Stoller products using molecular, biochemical, and physiological methods, and conducts gene expression profiling and validation research. In addition, Salzman presents research results at national and international meetings.
A plant science researcher since 1988, Salzman specializes in plant gene expression responses to biotic and abiotic stress. Salzman’s science background also includes work with grape research and viticulture.
A native of Northern Wisconsin, Salzman received his Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1988. He continued his education at Purdue University, where he received his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Horticulture. After graduation Salzman completed postdoctoral work at Texas A&M University, in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. In addition to his primary work at Stoller, Salzman is a visiting scientist at Texas A&M University, in the Department of Entomology.
In his free time, Salzman enjoys working with wood and growing fruit.