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About Dr Asjad Ali

Dr Asjad Ali PhD, MPhil, BSc(Hons)AgricPlantBreed&Gen
Dr Asjad Ali is a Research Fellow at Southern Cross Plant Science, Southern Cross University. Before joining SCU, he was Postdoctoral fellow at National Agrobiodiversity Center in Jeonju, South Korea where he worked on bacterial leaf blight resistance in rice germplasm and genetic diversity in cereal crops. Prior to that, he worked as a Research Fellow at Gyeongsangnam-do Agricultural Research & Extension Center in Jinju, South Korea, where he studied mushroom breeding and genetics for abiotic stress tolerance.
Asjad’s research interests include breeding, genetics and germplasm resource management. Current research is focused on the breeding of high oil content brassica under Australian conditions. 


Present Research Fellow, Southern Cross University Southern Cross Plant Science


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Honors and Awards

  • Postdoctoral fellowship (Jan. 2016) awarded by Rural Development Administration (RDA), Republic of Korea
  • Certificate of outstanding contribution in reviewing (May 2015) Genomics Data, Elsevier, The Netherlands

Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480

Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3443


Journal articles (16)

Conferences (3)