Associate Dean, Research; Professor - Promotional
Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Research
James Cook University
Professor Dean Jerry is the Director of the ARC Research Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding, Acting Dean of Research for the JCU Singapore campus and the Deputy Director JCU Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture.
His primary area of research focus and expertise is in the application of genetic technologies to the improvement of farmed aquatic organisms. He has worked with aquaculture species for 17 years and over this time has built a large internationally recognised research team in aquaculture genetics which has been instrumental in the development of genetic tools and knowledge to inform selective breeding programs for numerous tropical aquatic farmed species.