Pierre R. Fobert, Ph.D.

Pierre R. Fobert

Pierre Fobert is a Senior Research Officer at the NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute (PBI), where he has been for the past 16 years, and an Adjunct Professor of Biology at the University of Saskatchewan. Pierre received his Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, in collaboration with the Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. He joined the PBI after post-doctoral stages at the John Innes Centre and the Canadian Forestry Service. His group makes use of molecular biology, genomics and genetic approaches to study the transcriptional regulation underpinning traits of agronomic importance and manipulate gene expression for the purpose of crop improvement.


National Research Council of Canada, 110 Gymnasium Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W9, Canada

email: Pierre.Fobert@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca