Dr John Carr

John is Reader in Plant Virology at Cambridge University's Department of Plant Sciences. Prior to working at Cambridge John worked at the University of Utah Medical School in Salt Lake City and The Waksman Institute of Microbiology Rutgers University in New Jersey with Dan Klessig and at Cornell University's Department of Plant Pathology in Ithaca New York with Milton Zaitlin. He did his PhD work at the University of Liverpool with Mike Wilson and at Rothamsted Research with John Antoniw and Ray White. John's research interests include plant-pathogen interactions (especially plant resistance), viral silencing suppressors, and plant-virus-insect vector interactions.