Dr Jay Biernaskie
Jay Biernaskie is a Daphne Jackson Fellow at the John Innes Centre in the Department of Crop Genetics.
Jay’s background is in evolutionary biology. He has a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Toronto, Canada and has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford, where he also held a BBSRC Future Leaders Fellowship.
Now returning to research after a two year break, his Fellowship project is titled: Testing alternative designs for cooperative and productive wheat crops.
Due to finish in 2023 he is sponsored by the John Innes Centre and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Read more about Jay’s research on a recent blog How can we produce more food on less land? | John Innes Centre (jic.ac.uk)