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Dr Kumaran Nagalingam

Senior Research Scientist / Team Leader


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Dr. Kumaran Nagalingam is an ecologist dedicated to advancing the understanding of plant-insect interactions for more effective pest and weed management strategies. With a keen focus on ecological and genomic methodologies, Dr. Kumaran investigates intricate insect pest and weed dynamics, aiming to develop innovative management solutions. Managing a dynamic team, Dr. Kumaran leads the development of biocontrol and genetic control techniques to tackle invasive insect pests and weeds. Through leading-edge research projects, Dr. Kumaran translates novel technologies into practical tools for on-the-ground deployment, facilitating their adoption and implementation by end-users.

Current Roles

  • Senior Research Scientist
    Managing invasive Species, biological control, Integrated pest management, Gene technologies

Academic Qualifications

  • 2014

    Queensland University of Technology

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