Anthony Kinney

Anthony Kinney

Company: R&D Trait Discovery Corteva Agriscience

Job title: Research Director


Anthony J. Kinney is a research director in the R&D Trait Discovery organization at Corteva Agriscience™ , based in Johnston, Iowa. In this role, he leads a group of scientists responsible for the discovery, optimization and development of traits that add value to seeds by modifying their composition. He joined DuPont at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware in 1989 and has previously led insect control, disease resistance and plant transformation research groups at DuPont, DuPont Pioneer and Corteva. Tony earned a doctorate in plant sciences from Oxford University in 1985 and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Sussex, UK, in 1980. He has had postdoctoral research experience in plant science at Louisiana State University, and in biochemistry at Rutgers University in the Department of Food Sciences. He is an adjunct Professor in the Plant and Soil Sciences Department at the University of Delaware. 


Enhancing the Protein Content of Commercial Crops for Human & Animal Nutrition 10:30 am

The source of most of the protein in the food we eat is ultimately derived from plant seeds, mostly oilseed crops such as soy As the world population increases, and developing countries consume more protein in their diets, worldwide demand for protein is increasing The protein content of the major oilseed crops is declining as…Read more

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