Biography: 

JONATHAN R LATHAM, Ph.D is co-founder and Executive Director of the Bioscience Resource Project, which publishes ground-breaking and topical analyses of the science underlying food and agriculture systems in the peer-reviewed academic literature and elsewhere. Jonathan is also the Editor of Independent Science News, and is the Director of the Poison Papers project Biographies which publicizes documents of the chemical industry and its regulators. Dr. Latham holds a Master’s degree in Crop Genetics and a PhD in Virology. He was subsequently a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has published scien­tific papers in disciplines as diverse as plant ecology, plant virology, human genetics and plant genetic engineering. Dr Latham talks frequently at inter­national events and scientific and regulatory conferences on the research conducted by the Project. He has written for Truthout, MIT Technology Review, the Guardian, Resilience, and many other magazines and websites. www.independentsciencenews.org and www.poisonpapers.org