Jack Heinemann

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Jack Alfred Heinemann
Born1962
ResidenceNew Zealand
Alma materUniversity of Oregon

Jack Alfred Heinemann is an American-New Zealand academic.

Academic career[edit]

After an undergrad at University of Wisconsin-Madison Heinemann studied for a PhD from the University of Oregon.[1] He currently works at the University of Canterbury[2] where he is director of the Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety.[3]

Heinemann is a vocal critic of the way genetic engineered risks are assessed[4][5][6] and the benefits are estimated.[7]

In 2002 he received the New Zealand Association of Scientists Research Medal.[2]

In 2004 Heinemann was awarded an Award of Excellence from the Tertiary Education Union[8] and served as Branch President.[9]

Selected works[edit]

  • Heinemann, J. A., & Sprague Jr, G. F. (1989). Bacterial conjugative plasmids mobilize DNA transfer between bacteria and yeast. Nature, 340(6230), 205–209.
  • Kiers, E. T., Leakey, R. R., Izac, A. M., Heinemann, J. A., Rosenthal, E., Nathan, D., & Jiggins, J. (2008). Agriculture at a crossroads. Science, 320(5874), 320.
  • Heinemann, J. A. (1991). Genetics of gene transfer between species. Trends in Genetics, 7(6), 181–185.
  • Heinemann, J. A., Ankenbauer, R. G., & Amábile-Cuevas, C. F. (2000). Do antibiotics maintain antibiotic resistance?. Drug discovery today, 5(5), 195–204.
  • Cooper, T. F., & Heinemann, J. A. (2000). Postsegregational killing does not increase plasmid stability but acts to mediate the exclusion of competing plasmids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 97(23), 12643-12648.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Heinemann – The Conversation". Theconversation.com. 6 October 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b "UC SPARK – University of Canterbury – New Zealand". Canterbury.ac.nz. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. ^ "About – Centre for Integrated Research on Biosafety – University of Canterbury – New Zealand". Inbi.canterbury.ac.nz. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  4. ^ Name (required) (23 May 2013). "FSANZ rejects scientists' concerns about the safety of GM wheat | AgScience". Agscienceblog.wordpress.com. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Kiwi professor's anti-GM claims rejected | The National Business Review". Nbr.co.nz. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  6. ^ "The Battle for Biodiversity: Monsanto and Farmers Clash". The Atlantic. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Comparison of agriculture in North America and Europe raises questions about the value of GM | AgScience". Agscienceblog.wordpress.com. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Award recipients and alumni – TEU". Teu.ac.nz. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Staff welcome Canterbury's academic freedom policy | Scoop News". Scoop.co.nz. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2016.

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