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Editor-in-Chief,   Anatole Krattiger

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CHI-HAM, Cecilia

CHI-HAM, Cecilia Photograph Cecilia Chi-Ham, a native of Honduras, earned a B.S. degree in Chemistry and Environmental Sciences at the University of the Ozarks and a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Southern Mississippi. In 2004, upon completing her post-doctoral work at Michigan State University in the field of plant biology, Dr. Chi-Ham joined the Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA). Dr. Chi-Ham is a plant biologist interested in facilitating agricultural innovations, particularly in developing countries, and leads PIPRA’s Biotechnology Resources Program. The Biotechnology Resources Program’s activities include the following: developing research tools with maximum freedom-to-operate that can support a wide array of agricultural applications for humanitarian and commercial purposes; facilitating technology transfer; building new partnerships and research collaborations; and providing legal information on biotechnology tools. The program’s multi-disciplinary activities straddle the delicate junction between the scientific, legal, business development, and regulatory affairs that are an integral part of research and development of new agricultural innovations in developed and developing countries.

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