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Cristóbal Uauy

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Project Leader Crop Genetics John Innes Center (Norwich)

2002-07 Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Davis
Genetics (2007) (CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award)
1996-2001 Agricultural Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Forestry (2001) suma cum laude

Professional Experience
2016- Affiliated Scientist, Biosciences for Eastern and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI), Kenya
2014- Honorary Readership, University of East Anglia, UK
2009- Project Leader, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK (tenured June 2013)

Honours and Recognition
2018 UK Global Food Security Science Advisory Board
2018 International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) Leadership Award
2017 Royal Agricultural Society of England Research Medal
2014 President’s Medal Award, Society of Experimental Biology, UK (Plant section)
2012- Senior Editor Journal of Experimental Botany
2011 Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award, Bayer Foundation, Leverkusen, Germany

66 Peer-reviewed Publications, with over 4600 citations
Over 80 invited Scientific talks in 18 countries

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