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Dr. Jonathan Lightner

Chief Scientific Officer

Genus plc

HQ Phone: +44 1256 347100

Email: j***@***.com

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Genus plc

Belvedere House Basing View

Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4HG

United Kingdom

Company Description

Genus is headquartered in Basingstoke, United Kingdom and is a world-leading pioneer in animal genetics. The company helps nourish the world through the responsible exploration of new technologies that benefit its customers, the well-being of livestock, a ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President of Agricultural Biotechnology

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Director

Agritope , Inc.

Affiliations

Strategic Advisor
Benson Hill Biosystems Inc

Member
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

Member
American Society of Plant Biologists

Member
American Chemical Society

Education

Bachelor of Science degree

York College of Pennsylvania

M.B.A.

The University of Iowa

M.E. degree

systems engineering

Iowa State University

MBA

University of Iowa

Masters

Systems Engineering

Iowa State

Ph.D.

Washington State University

Ph.D.

Plant Physiology

Institute of Biological Chemistry

Ph.D.

Plant Physiology

Institute of Biological Chemistry at Washington State University

Web References (53 Total References)


Genus plc - Investor Relations - Executive Leadership Team

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Dr. Jonathan Lightner Chief R&D and Scientific Officer

Jonathan is a world-renowned quantitative molecular geneticist, whose career has encompassed R&D, regulatory and commercial activities. He joined us in 2013 from Pioneer Hi-bred International Inc, a DuPont business, where he led a global team focused on genetic solutions to enhance agricultural productivity. He has been issued over 40 patents in key areas related to crop improvement. He obtained his Doctorate in Plant Physiology at the Institute of Biological Chemistry at Washington State University in 1994. He also holds a Masters in Systems Engineering from Iowa State (2009) and an MBA from the University of Iowa (2009).


Genus and Caribou Biosciences Announce Exclusive Collaboration for Leading CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology in Livestock Species | Business Wire

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Speaking about the collaboration with Caribou, Dr. Jonathan Lightner, Chief Scientific Officer and Head of R&D of Genus, said:


Speaking about the collaboration with ...

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Speaking about the collaboration with Caribou, Dr. Jonathan Lightner, Chief Scientific Officer and Head of R&D of Genus, said:


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Genus chief scientific officer, Dr Jonathan Lightner, said that the demonstration of genetic resistance to the PRRS virus by gene editing was a "potential game-changer for the pork industry".

"There are several critical challenges ahead, as we develop and commercialise this technology," he said.


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"The demonstration of genetic resistance to the PRRS virus by gene editing is a potential game-changer for the pork industry," said Jonathan Lightner, chief scientific officer and head of R&D of Genus.

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