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Dr Ricky Milne

Research Scientist


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Ricky is a Research Scientist from the Gene Discovery team in the Crop Immunity Group at CSIRO Black Mountain. His research focuses on understanding the mechanism of the wheat Lr67 hexose transporter variant that confers broad-spectrum resistance to fungal pathogens, and exploiting the transferability of this resistance in order to introduce novel disease resistance to other economically important crops. Previously, he investigated transport pathways and functionally characterised sweet sorghum sucrose transporters at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2014

    University of Newcastle

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