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Wil (Wei Yih) Hee – RIPE Project

Wil worked on the RIPE Project (Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency). RIPE is a multi-institutional research project that aims to engineer plants that more efficiently turn the sun’s energy into food to sustainably increase worldwide food productivity. The RIPE project is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Wil Hee worked with Professor Dean Price’s team at ANU. Will finished his PhD at ANU in 2015, where he worked under the supervision of Professor Adrianne Hardham.

Wil’s work focused on research on tobacco transformation and cloning.

Wil was part of the Centre from 2015 to 2020