Peter Langridge

Professor Peter Langridge is the CEO Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG)

Professor Langridge, is on the Advisory Boards of the European Union BioExploit and TriticeaeGenome Programs, the Australian Research Council Centre for Integrative Legume Research, the National Science Foundation Wheat D-Genome Program in the USA and the IBERS Science & Impact Advisory Board at Aberystwth, UK.

Professor Langridge is an Honorary Fellow of the Scottish Crop Research Institute and in 2007 was appointed Fellow of Food Standards Australia and New Zealand.

In 2010 Professor Langridge chaired the expert working group the ‘Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council’ who delivered the report ‘Australian and Food Security in a Changing World outlining strategies to address food security globally.

He has supervised over 50 PhD students to completion and is on three journal editorial boards: Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Plant Methods and International Journal of Plant Genomics.

His research has focused on the development and application of molecular biology to crop improvement.

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