Prof. Dr. Yuri Gleba


[ Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Nomad Bioscience GmbH, Germany ]

Prof. Dr. Yuri Y. Gleba, Ph.D., serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Icon Genetics GmbH. Dr. Gleba is a Co-Founder of Icon Genetics, Inc., and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prof. Dr. Gleba is the Founder of Nomad Bioscience GmbH. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Nomad Bioscience GmbH. He served as the Managing Director at Icon Genetics GmbH. Prof. Dr. Gleba has over 30 years of research and management experience in plant genetics and biotechnology. Prof. Dr. Gleba joined American Cyanamid Company, Princeton, NJ in 1992, where he developed research efforts in plant biotechnology and genomics and crop engineering, first as a Group Leader/Manager and since 1997, as a Director of the Crop Engineering Department. Prof. Dr. Gleba served at American Cyanamid until February 1999. He founded International Institute of Cell Biology, Kiev, Ukraine, in 1988 and serves as its Director. His pioneering research in plant cell biology, genetics and physiology were published in more than 200 research papers, books and over 20 patents.

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Research interests:
– Plant cell biology, genetics, and physiology
– Plant biotechnology, genomics, and crop engineering