Andrew James

Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, Mexico

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 25 March 2009

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