Dr Christine Cargill: curating cryptogams
Dr Christine Cargill is the Curator of the cryptogam section of the Australian National Herbarium and leads research into the taxonomy, systematics and phylogeny of hornworts and liverworts.
Dr Danny Llewellyn: leading cotton biotechnology
Dr Danny Llewellyn specialises in cotton biotechnology research. He has played an important role in developing the insect and herbicide tolerant, genetically modified cotton varieties which currently dominate the cotton industry.
Dr Ian Dry: fighting grapevine disease
Dr Ian Dry is leading research into grapevine disease resistance, in particular by looking at developing molecular strategies to improve the genetic resistance of all horticultural crops to fungal pathogens.