Chief Scientific Officer
Inari Agriculture, Inc.
Catherine brings deep experience in research innovation and extensive knowledge of genomics and wheat. Prior to Inari, she worked at Bayer CropScience where she was Head of Trait Research and at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) where she was the Research Director leading the development of wheat genomics projects. Catherine is a co-founder of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium. She received her PhD from Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse. For her postdoctoral studies she served as an assistant professor at the University of Zurich, where she researched disease resistance genes and sought a better understanding of the evolution of wheat and barley.