Professor of Agronomy since 2006, is currently the Director of the Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, in Poznań, Poland. He obtained his M.Sc. (Pharmacy) and Ph.D. in 1977 and 1986, respectively, from Poznań University of Medical Sciences. In 2009, he was awarded a Honoris Causa degree from Estonia University of Life Sciences, Tartu and in 2017 the title of a Honorary Member of the Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences “Gheorghe Ionescu-Şişeşti”
Professor Nicolae Corcionivoschi, Head of Food Microbiology Agri-foods and Biosciences Institute, United Kingdom
Prof. Nicolae Corcionivoschi is a Principal Scientific Officer, Head of Food Microbiology Department at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute in Belfast and Head of the United Kingdom Reference Laboratory for Milk and Milk Products.
Researcher in the field of plant breeding, genetics and crop production, whose activities have been focused on development of a quinoa breeding program under the extreme conditions of the Atacama desert, rainfed and cold-temperate areas of central-southern Chile