The Research Group
The Research Group comprises senior scientists from the four Partner Organisations. Responsible to the WIC Leadership Group, the role of the Research Group is to lead collaborative wine research and development by the Partners. The Groups membership is listed below.
Clicking on a name will take you to the individual's webpage for details of their career and interests (where available).
|Dr Mike McCarthy||Principal Scientist - SARDI (Viticulture Research Program Leader). Affiliate Senior Lecturer, The University of Adelaide||Water stress effects on plant growth and development and the use and adoption of soil water monitoring technology.||For further information, visit the SARDI website.|
|Dr Markus Herderich|
Group Manager - Research, The Australian Wine Research Institute. Affiliate Associate Professor, The University of Adelaide
|Research management, analytical chemistry and metabolomics, natural product chemistry, formation and fate of aromas and phenolics.||For further information, visit the AWRI website.|
|Dr Ian Dry|
Research Group Leader, Horticultural Crop Improvement, CSIRO Plant Industry
|Molecular biology, plant-pathogen interactions, plant resistance genes, grapevine pathology, fungal biology.||For further information, visit the CSIRO website.|
|Prof Vlad Jiranek|
Professor, School of Agriculture, Food & Wine, The University of Adelaide
|Physiology, genetics and optimisation of wine microrganisms. Fermentation and process technology in beverage fermentations.||For further information, visit the University of Adelaide website.|