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Dr Filippa Brugliera Research Fellow, Biochemistry

Dr Filippa Brugliera joined Hexima (based at LaTrobe University) in March 2012. She completed her PhD in Molecular Biology from RMIT in 1994. Dr Brugliera has extensive experience in plant biotechnology and management of projects and staff. She previously worked for Florigene Pty Ltd (the "Blue Rose Company") for over 20 years covering R&D, product development and commercialisation of genetically modified plants including intellectual property, regulatory and licensing requirements. She played a key role in the creation of genetically modified, novel coloured purple/blue carnations and roses, 11 lines of which have been commercialised and are being sold in various jurisdictions including the USA, Japan and Europe. She is an inventor on 18 patent families.

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