Scientific advisory committee
Andrew Sharpe, Global Institute for Food Security, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Dr. Andrew Sharpe received his BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from the University of Leicester, UK in 1988 and his PhD in Plant Genetics from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK in 1997 while working at the John Innes Centre. He has significant experience in plant genetics and genomics throughout his career both at the National Research Council Canada (from 2008) and previously at Agriculture and Agri-food Canada in Saskatoon. He is currently working at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan to establish integrated crop genomics, informatics and phenomics capacity.