Andrew James received his B.S. degree in horticultural science, Wye College, University of London (1987), and his Ph.D. degree in horticultural science, Wye College (1993); he had a Postdoctorate in the Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota, USA (1994–1995). He has been a Plant Research Scientist at the Scientific Research Centre of Yucatan, Merida, Mexico, since 1996. His research areas include banana, BAC/ BIBAC libraries of banana and the Black Sigatoka pathogen; somatic embryogeneis and transformation of banana; mass propagation, in vitro, of commercial orchids for the Yucatan Peninsula; application of iRNA technology for resistance gene identification in banana.
Biography Updated on 23 February 2009