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About Associate Professor L Slade Lee

Associate Professor L Slade Lee OAM - PhD(Wollongong) BAppSc(Hons)(QldAgriColl) GradCertResManag(SCU) DipProjManag(UNE) DipTch(MtGravattTC)
Slade Lee is the former Principal Research Leader CRC-REP with the Division of Research, Southern Cross University (SCU). He currently works in a private capacity as a project manager and is Adjunct Associate Professor with the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (Plant Science Centre) at The University of Queensland. His previous role was Centre Manager of the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities at the Queensland University of Technology, and prior to that as Deputy Director (Operations) for the former Centre for Plant Conservation Genetics at SCU, and one of the three Platform Leaders for the Grain Foods CRC Ltd. In these roles he administered and managed a range of plant genetics and biotechnology research projects covering numerous crops. In 2001 he was invited to serve as a consultant molecular plant breeding expert with the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria, assisting in the management of projects which convey agricultural biotechnology to developing countries.
Prior to that he was project leader of the genetic research on Tea Tree and the projects on Table & Wine Grape Genetics at the Centre for Plant Conservation Genetics. Before joining the Centre, he led the citrus breeding program of the Queensland Department of Primary Industries. As Senior Scientist he managed collaborative projects with CSIRO and other State Agriculture Departments, and research associations with colleagues in USA and other countries. Concurrently Slade became associated with Central Queensland University as supervisor of post-doctoral research and postgraduate students working in his laboratory, and later as a visiting lecturer at the University's Bundaberg Campus.


Associate Professor, Principal Research Leader CRC-REP, Southern Cross University ‐ Office of Research

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