Advancing innovation – Minister Kate Jones visits QAAFI

14 March 2019

The Queensland Minister for Innovation, the Hon Kate Jones, joined Vice-Chancellor Peter Høj and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Bronwyn Harch, for an update on Advance Queensland-funded research on breeding techniques for avocados.

The research is headed by Professor Neena Mitter, who provided a tour of the new tissue culture laboratory and nanotechnology lab in the Queensland Biosciences Precinct. 

The Minister also met with QAAFI’s 2019 Qld Women in STEM nominees Dr Louisa Parkinson and Jayeni Hiti Bandaralage.

View all photos from the visit on QAAFI's Flickr, here.