Scientific advisory committee
Andrew Paterson, University of Georgia, USA
Regents Professor Andrew Paterson heads the Univ. Georgia Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory (www.plantgenome.uga.edu), and was the founder and leader of the international teams that produced the first and highest quality genome sequences to date for both sorghum and cotton. His 340+ scientific publications and 5 books elucidate dimensions of plant biology relevant toward a more bio-based economy, balancing increased food security with expanded bioenergy supplies while mitigating the challenges of a looming worldwide water crisis.