报告题目：Good things come in small packages: dwarfing the oil palm crop using biochemical and molecular strategies
报 告 人:Professor Jerry Roberts
Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Plymouth
联 系 人：高俊平（62733848），马超（62733603）
Professor Roberts obtained a bachelor degree in Botany from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Plant Cell Biology from the University of Cambridge.
After completing his postgraduate studies he joined the University of Nottingham as a Lecturer and was awarded a personal Chair in Plant Biology in 2000. During his career at Nottingham he was Head of the School of Biosciences, Dean of the Graduate School, and Assistant Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research before joining the University of Plymouth as Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise in 2017.
Professor Roberts is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. His works focus on mechanism of organ abscission and manipulating the architecture of oil palm.