Dr. Jaworski is a plant biochemist who has been conducting research on plant oils and seed biology since 1972.
In recent years, his
lab has been using molecular tools to modify oil seeds to better understand how scientists can rationally engineer oil seeds for more oil for biofuels and industrial applications.
He graduated from College of the Holy Cross in 1968 and received his Ph. D. from Purdue University in 1972.
After 28 years on the faculty in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of Miami University
in Ohio, he
moved to the Danforth Center
Jan Jaworski, Ph.D.