FP1 Flagship Leader, Sustainable Aquaculture & FP1-1 Cluster Leader, Fish breeds and genetics
John Benzie leads the genetics group at WorldFish. He has more than 25 years of research experience in government, university and private sectors worldwide, applying genetics to natural resource management and aquaculture. He has led programs in aquaculture and marine biotechnology for Australian Government agencies, the University of New South Wales, and a multi-national shrimp breeding company. He is also currently Professor of Marine Molecular Biodiversity at University College Cork, Ireland and an Editor of the journal Aquaculture.