Geneticist, research associate grab Green Lake 3BD

Medium 0209b6b45142b1766c606bac3de4b9f4 Piper Schwenke and James G. Rhydderch bought a three-bedroom, one-bath home at 541 N. 70th St. in Green Lake from Margaret and Larry D. Larsen for $450,000 on Oct. 13.

The 1,350-square-foot house was built in 1927 in the Windells subdivision.

Schwenke is a forensic molecular geneticist in the conservation diology division of NOAA Fisheries Service. She joined the agency in 2000.

She previously was a forensic DNA analyst at Genelex.

She received her B.S. in biology and psychology at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1992 and is pursuing her graduate degree at the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

Rhydderch works as a research associate III at NanoString Technologies, a life sciences company which markets a molecular bar coding detection system.

Prior to that, he was with Rosetta Inpharmatics as a methods developer and later worked as molecular biologist.

He graduated from the University of Guelph.

According to, there have been 340 home sales in Green Lake during the last 12 months, with a median sales price of $535,975.

Address: 541 North 70th Street
Buyer(s): Piper Schwenke and James G Rhydderch
Seller(s): Larry D Larsen and Margaret S Larsen
Sale date: Oct. 13, 2009