HYBRID EVENT: You can participate in person at Valencia, Spain or Virtually from your home or work.
September 11-13, 2023 | Valencia, Spain
GPMB 2019

Jerry Feitelson

Jerry Feitelson, Speaker at Botany Conference
Jerry Feitelson
Co-Founder/CEO of Agribody Technologies, Inc, United States


Jerry Feitelson, Ph.D. is Co-Founder/CEO of Agribody Technologies, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company partnering with innovative seed companies.  He was previously CSO of Global Clean Energy Holdings & Sustainable Oils; Manager of Business Development, IP & Alliances at Beckman Coulter; VP of Technology and Business Development at GenWay Biotech; and Research Director at Akkadix.  At Mycogen, his group discovered and patented most of the B.t. toxin genes.  He was a Senior Research Microbiologist at American Cyanamid and Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University.  Jerry is an inventor on 16 U.S. patents & author of 40 publications. His educational background includes a B.S in Life Sciences at MIT, a Ph.D. in Genetics with Joshua Lederberg at Stanford University School of Medicine, and an NIH postdoctoral research fellowship at the John Innes Institute, Norwich, UK in Streptomyces molecular genetics, where he cloned the first gene involved in antibiotic biosynthesis with a known biochemical role.