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Bernard Slippers

Scientific Programme Committee Member

Current Positions

  • Professor in Genetics at the University of Pretoria
  • Research Leader of the Tree Protection Co-operative Programme at the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute

Biographical Information

  • Former Co-Chair, Global Young Academy
  • Award for outstanding doctoral research from the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations
  • President’s Award from the National Research Foundation in South Africa
  • Founding member of the Global Young Academy in 2010
  • Founding member of the South African Young Academy of Science in 2011
  • Ph.D. in Plant Genetics from the University of Pretoria