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Current Roles

  • Project leader
    Second harmonic analysis of fibre, starch and silk

  • Postdoc supervisor
    Energy efficiency of wheat roots

  • PhD supervisor
    Control of cell-cell communication in plants

  • PhD supervisor
    Anatomy and architecture in field-grown roots.

  • Collaborator
    Initiation and development of cotton fibres.

  • Collaborator
    Vascular structure and function in grape berries

Academic Qualifications

  • 1987

    PhD (Plant Physiology) Utah State University

  • 1982

    MSc (Botany) Auckland University

Professional Experiences

  • 2000-present

    CSIRO Plant Industry

  • 1993-2000

    Monash University

  • 1987-1993

    University of Sydney

  • 1985-1987

    Ohio State University

Achievements and Awards

  • 2012-2013

    Newton Turner Award

  • 2009-present

    Adjunct Professor
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University

  • 2008-present

    Adjunct Professor
    EH Graham Centre, Charles Sturt University

  • 2009-present

    Royal Microscopical Society


  • 2014

    ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Grant

  • 2006

    ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Grant

  • 2003

    CSIRO and ANU Block Grant, Laser Capture Microdissection

  • 1998-2001

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation, $203,000

  • 1998-1999

    Australian Research Council Small Grant

  • 1997-1998

    Australian Research Council Small Grant

  • 1997

    ARC Research Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Grant

  • 1995-1998

    Australian Research Council Large Grant

  • 1995-1996

    Australian Research Council Small Grant

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2011-present

    Editorial board, Microscopy and Microanalysis

  • 2010-present

    Grant reviewer, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France

  • 2009-present

    Grant reviewer, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA

  • 2008-present

    Grant reviewer, Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

  • 2007-2011

    External board member, ANU Centre for Advanced Microscopy

  • 2005-present

    Reviewer of researcher standings and grants, South African National Research Foundation

  • 2004-2016

    Session lecturer, 3rd year plant science, RSB, ANU

  • 1994-present

    Grant reviewer, Australian Research Council (IntReviewer)

We have publications by Dr Rosemary White