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Dr Oliver Berkowitz Research Fellow, Ind Transformation Res Hub

Dr. Berkowitz obtained his MSc (by research) from the Ruhr-University in Bochum and his doctorate in 2003 from the IPK Gatersleben and Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany). He conducted postdoctoral research on a range of topics including root and bud development, nutrient metabolism and defence responses at the Australian National University (Canberra) and The University of Western Australia (Perth). In 2015 he joined the lab of Prof. Jim Whelan at AgriBio in Melbourne as a research fellow in the La Trobe University node of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology. Since 2019 he is also a research fellow in the ARC Research Hub in Medicinal Agriculture. His research focusses on the application of next-generation sequencing and phenotyping technologies to understand plant responses to their environment.


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