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Professor John Jones

Professor John Jones

John Jones

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The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK


John is the Science Group Leader in Cell and Molecular sciences at the James Huttin Institute. His research interests include:

  • Functional analysis of effectors of plant parasitic nematodes.
  • Genomics of the potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida
  • Horizontal gene transfer in plant parasitic nematodes.

John leads the Institute's Cell and Molecular Sciences group, and has a joint appointment at the University of St Andrews.

John is part of the Dundee Effector Consortium.

Leading Ideas

  • Pest Control and Management

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1.3 Plant-pest interactions