Prof. Trevor Charles appointed to the Phytobiomes Alliance Board of Directors

23 Aug, 2023 (Tue)

The International Alliance for Phytobiomes Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Charles as a new Board member of the organization.

Trevor Charles is Professor in the Department of Biology at University of Waterloo in Canada and Director of the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research. A microbiologist with expertise in bacterial molecular genetics, Charles’ research focuses on plant-microbe interactions, functional metagenomics, and bacterial genome engineering for bio-products. Charles is Founder and CEO of the company Metagenom Bio Life Science Inc., a biotech company specializing in DNA sequencing solutions for microbiome research and analysis. He is also spearheading Healthy Hydroponics InnoTech Inc., a subsidiary of Metagenom Bio Life Science, a company providing pathogen monitoring services to hydroponic farms and growers to enhance prediction of crop diseases and food safety, as well as serving as CSO of the new inoculant company Earth Microbial Inc.

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