Plant biotechnology and a career in plant science

Dr Elena Martin Avila is passionate about sustainable agricultural development, and food security.  With a background in biotechnology, her research focuses on developing technologies to improve growth efficiency in crops.  She works within the ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis.  (Available after August 2016)


On campus
In school


Interactive presentation

Program duration

60 minutes (flexible)

Year group

Years 10 -12

Number of students

100 (flexible)


Weekdays excluding public holidays. Please contact us for availability throughout the rest of the year. At least 1 months’ notice required


No cost

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