Local Academic Collaborators:

Dr Albe van der Merwe Department of Genetics, FABI, UP
Dr  Noëlani van den Berg Department of Genetics, FABI, UP
• Dr Christine Maritz-Olivier Department of Genetics, FABI, UP
Prof Dave Berger Department of Plant Sciences, FABI, UP
Prof Emma Steenkamp Department of Microbiology, FABI, UP
Prof Bernard Slippers Department of Genetics, FABI, UP
• Prof Fourie Joubert Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Unit, UP
Prof Brenda Wingfield Department of Genetics, FABI, UP
Prof Mike Wingfield FABI, UP
• Prof Don Cowan Genomics Research Institute (GRI), CMEG Laboratory, UP

 

Industry Collaborators:

• Dr Arlene Bayley Sappi Technology Centre Innovation Hub, Pretoria
• Dr Anulf Kanzler Sappi Forests, Shaw Research Centre, Howick, KZN
• Dr Nicky Jones Sappi Forests, Shaw Research Centre, Howick, KZN
• Dr Marius du Plessis Mondi Ltd, Tree Improvement Research, Pietermaritzburg, KZN
• Mr Ben Pienaar Mondi Ltd, Tree Improvement Research, Pietermaritzburg, KZN
• Dr Kitt Payn Mondi Ltd, Tree Improvement Research, Hilton, KZN
• Mr Mmoledi Mphahlele Mondi Ltd, Tree Improvement Research, Hilton, KZN

 

International Collaborators:

• Prof Shawn Mansfield Canada Research Chair in Wood and Fibre Qualtiy, Department of Wood Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
• Prof Carl Douglas Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
• Prof Dario Grattapaglia EMBRAPA, Brasilia, Brazil
• Prof Rene Vaillancourt School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
• Prof Steven Strauss Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
• Prof Gerd Bossinger School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, The University of Melobourne, Creswick, Victoria, Australia
• Dr Andrzej Killian Diversity Arrays Technology Pty Ltd, Yarralumla, Australia
• Prof Bill Dvorak Director CAMCORE, Department of Forestry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
• Dr Jerry Tuskan Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN, USA
• Dr Tim Tshaplinski Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN, USA

• Department of Energy -

Joint Genome Institutes (JGI)

Eucalyptus Genome Project - Principal Investigator (2007-2010)

 

• The International Eucalyptus

Genome Network

(EUCAGEN, www.eucagen.org)

 

• Dr Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati Centre National de la Recherche (CNRS), Université Paul Sabatier, Tolosan, France
• Prof Yves van de Peer Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
• Prof Pankaj Jaiswal Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA