David Ellis: Finding the balance between manager and scientist
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Global Crop Diversity Trust
Dave Ellis, who recently retired as leader of the International Potato Center genebank in Lima, Peru, has had a taste of a bit of everything in his career. The entrepreneurial botanist who co-founded forestry biotech startups and created a “self-illuminating Christmas tree” eventually became the manager of one the world’s most important collections of potato diversity. Read our latest profile of the recipients of the inaugural Crop Trust Legacy Award.