George Harrigan

Science Fellow and Lead, Omics/Composition Outreach Platform, Monsanto Company

I joined Monsanto in 1998 and have been involved in studying natural products chemistry and crop composition. In addition to approximately 70 scientific publications covering natural products chemistry, pharmaceutical drug discovery, and metabolomics, I am co-editor of two of the first books on metabolomics. I was also a co-founding director of the Metabolomics Society, which has grown into an international organization with over 600 members

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Posted On: Saturday, 8/17/2013 12:09 am
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