Title: Breeding for biotic and abiotic stresses
Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, USA
Jeremy Brawner has a MSc in Genetics from University of Florida, USA, and a PhD in Statistics/Quantitative Genetics from the University of Queensland, Australia. He joined the faculty of the UF Department of Plant Pathology in 2019, with responsibilities in research and extension on Tree Health Genetic Resources. His research program is focused on developing disease tolerant tree crops and his extension program delivers these varieties to a range of stakeholders. He works with forest and tree crop managers in Florida, the USA, and abroad to develop more efficient disease screening and breeding programs.
He has a extensive experience, as researcher and consultant in several institutions, international programs, and private companies, among which are: University of the Sunshine Coast (AUS); Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR); Horticulture and Forestry Sciences, QLD Government (AUS); CSIRO Plant Industry (AUS); Queensland Forestry Research Institute (AUS); Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program (USA); CAMCORE, North Carolina State University (USA); INTA/CIEF (Argentina); Gentree PTY (AUS) & PhytoPath Inc. (USA); MarGen Limited (NZ & AUS); Arborgen (NZ & AUS); Forestal Mininco (Chile); Forestal Yguazu (Paraguay & Argentina); Forestal Oriental (Uruguay); Shell CAPSA (Argentina).