Andrzej Kilian




Canberra, Australia

Andrzej Kilian is the Director of Diversity Arrays Technology Pty Ltd, the company he founded in 2001 to deliver one of his inventions: DNA analysis technology called DArT. During 20 years career in academia and research organisations of Europe, USA and Australia he made many significant contributions to plant genetics, especially in the area of functional and comparative genomics and telomerase biology in humans and plants. He presented over 150 seminars and conference contributions including plenary talks at many international meetings. He authored over 60 peer-reviewed papers and a number of patents. Andrzej is increasingly involved in providing advice on genetic technologies and crop improvement to a range of public and commercial organisations. Since 2006 he is a Member of Editorial Board of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. In 2004 Andrzej was selected as one of the 10 best Australian scientists in The Bulletin/Microsoft plebiscite.