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Professor Richard Newcomb

Convenor, Cellular, Molecular and Physiological Biology panel

richard newcomb

Professor Richard Newcomb

Professor Richard Newcomb is Professor of Evolutionary Genetics at the University of Auckland, and the Chief Scientist at Plant & Food Research. Dr Newcomb will convene the Cellular, Molecular and Physiological Biology panel on the Council, and will bring strong leadership and strategic skills. Dr Newcomb is an author on over 100 publications and is an inventor on five patents.  He is Associate Editor for the Journal of Chemical Ecology and on the editorial boards of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chemical Senses.

Dr Newcomb convenes the Cellular, Molecular and Physiological Biology panel, and is also the Deputy-Chair of the Marsden Fund Council.

For more information see Professor Newcomb's Plant & Food Research webpage.