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Jonathan Lightner

Chief Scientific Officer

Genus plc

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Genus plc

Matrix House Basing View

Basingstoke, Hampshire,RG21 4DZ

United Kingdom

Company Description

Genus creates advances to animal breeding and genetic improvement by applying biotechnology and sells added value products for livestock farming and food producers.  Its technology is applicable across all livestock species and is currently commercialised by G...more

Background Information

Employment History

Director

Agritope , Inc.


Vice President of Agricultural Biotechnology

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company


Affiliations

Benson Hill Biosystems Inc

Strategic Advisor


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

Member


American Society of Plant Biologists

Member


American Chemical Society

Member


Education

Bachelor of Science degree

York College of Pennsylvania


M.B.A.

The University of Iowa


M.E. degree

systems engineering

Iowa State University


Masters

Systems Engineering

Iowa State


Ph.D.

Washington State University


Ph.D.

Plant Physiology

Institute of Biological Chemistry


Web References(35 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 with expertise spanning inter-related fields such as molecular biology, analytical chemistry and ‘omic’ technologies. He also has extensive regulatory and commercial experience. He holds a Masters in Systems Engineering from Iowa State, an MBA from the University of Iowa and a Doctorate in Plant Physiology from the Institute of Biological Chemistry at Washington State University. Career Jonathan joined Genus 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. His other leadership roles with DuPont Pioneer included Senior Research Director for Trait Characterization within Hi-Bred International.


Invited Speakers - IXA2017

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Jonathan Lightner
Jonathan Lightner Chief Scientific Officer and Head of R&D Genus plc Jonathan is a world renowned molecular geneticist, whose career has encompassed R&D, regulatory and commercial activities. He joined Genus plc in October 2013 from Pioneer Hi-bred International Inc, a DuPont business, where he was Vice President of Agricultural Biotechnology, leading a global team focused on new genetic solutions to enhance agricultural productivity. 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). He has been issued over 40 patents in key areas related to crop improvement. Some of the results of his Ph.D. work are currently commercialized in improved oilseed products such as Plenish® Soybean. He has extensive leadership experience extending from discovery research through to commercial development of new technologies. In addition to his CSO role he is a strategic advisor to Benson Hill Biosystems, a biotech startup applying cloud biology to the challenge of enhancing crop productivity and a co-owner Maggie's farm, a small family farm in Wisconsin.


Program overview - IXA2017

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Jonathan Lightner, Genus plc, De Forest, WI, USA


CRISPR Pigs Make Disease-Resistant Bacon | GEN

www.genengnews.com [cached]

"This result furthers the case for the criticality of CD163 in PRRSv infection and demonstrates that a targeted removal of the viral interacting domain can confer resistance while the remainder of the protein is present," concluded Jonathan Lightner, Ph.D., chief scientific officer for Genus.


Genus and Caribou Biosciences Announce Exclusive Collaboration for Leading CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology in Livestock Species | Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

cariboubio.com [cached]

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


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