Agricultural Biotechnology Support Project II

Supporting agricultural development through biotechnology

Peter Gregory

Peter Gregory has over 30 years of experience in agricultural biotechnology. He received a B.Sc. (Honors) in Botany and a Ph.D. in Plant Biochemistry from King's College, University of London, England. He is currently Director for Biotechnology, International Programs and International Professor of Plant Breeding (Adjunct) in Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He also consults extensively for public and private sector clients. Prior to joining Cornell, Dr. Gregory led the biotechnology practices at two Washington, DC-based consulting firms, Novigen Sciences International (now Exponent, Inc.) and Jellinek, Schwartz & Connolly, Inc. Prior to that, Dr. Gregory was an Advisor in the Rural Development Department at the World Bank. Earlier, Dr. Gregory worked for 12 years as the Deputy Director General for Research at the International Potato Center (CIP), Lima, Peru. The first 11 years of Dr. Gregory’s career was in the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University where he became a tenured professor and was also appointed as Assistant Director for Research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.