Grant Smith

Grant is a Principal Scientist at Plant & Food Research in Lincoln, and Program Leader – Effective Detection and Response at the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre in Canberra.

His current research interests include developing, improving and deploying plant biosecurity diagnostic platforms and response tools, and understanding and exploiting plant pathogen genomes.

He has published widely, including 12 invited book chapters, has two granted patents describing the SmartsettĀ® tissue culture system and is a senior editor for the Springer science journal, Australasian Plant Pathology. Grant also holds an MBA in Technology Management from Deakin University, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and is a senior contributor to the GERDA global response and eradication database.

Sessions

Wednesday, 26th July 2017
The diagnostic challenge of Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum
2:40 PM  -  2:55 PM