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People and Careers

Good biotechnologists tend to be people who are very curious. They like to have ideas and solve problems. In this section, meet some of the biotechnologists who are contributing to the sector today.

Click on the individual to find out more about their lives and work.

Stewart leads a small research team at AgResearch developing technical textiles,...

More about Stewart Collie

Adrian currently manages a number of research projects, including the Alternative...

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Thushari Dissanayake is completing a research project at The University of Auckland’s...

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At the moment she is investigating the effects different foods have on the levels of...

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Clare completed a first class honours degree in biochemistry at the University of...

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Jocelyn is a senior scientist with Plant & Food Research in Palmerston North, where...

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Brett Ennis is Chief Executive of Prevar – a joint venture company responsible for...

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Richard’s current job involves investigating the genetic basis of how plants control...

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Jessica Feickert is working towards her Master of Science (MSc) at Leigh Marine...

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