Bodo Trognitz, a German Citizen, born in 1960, is currently with the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology G.m.b.H., Tulln, Austria, where he has been since 2003 as a Project Leader in plant molecular genetics. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Hertha Firnberg Fellow in plant genetics with the Austrian Research Center Seibersdorf. From 1997 to 2000, he was a Visiting Professor of plant breeding and genetics at the National Agricultural University La Molina, Lima, Perú. In 1990–2000, he was a Geneticist and Prebreeder at the International Potato Center, CIP, Lima. His research was focused on the development of biotechnologies for improvement of potato disease resistance and sexual compatibility and crossability of wild and cultivated potato species. From 1986 to 1990, he was a Research Assistant at the Institute of Potato Research at Gross-Lüsewitz, Germany. Trognitz received a Dr. Dipl. Agr. Ing. degree from the Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Berlin, in 1990, and, in 1986, the Diplom Agrar Ingenieur from the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany. Trognitz is a Member in the European Association of Potato Research (EAPR) Global Initiative on Late Blight (GILB, Founding Member).
Biography Updated on 17 October 2011