Dr. James Thomas is the
the Agricultural Biotechnology and Biochemistry Programs.
His research interests include cell and molecular biology
/ biochemistry. He studies environmental microbiology, specializing
in cause and effect associations in the occurrence of waterborne
pathogens, in particular in relation to agriculture, environment
and urban / industrial activities.
Thomas also researches agricultural biotechnology in a collaborative
research project on the development of new forage crops such
as Perennial Cereal rye and fenugreek in support of the livestock
industry, and application of plant products within the biotech