Dr. Jonathan Griffiths

Dr. Jonathan Griffiths is a Research Scientist specializing in Molecular Plant Virology with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, in Vineland, Ontario. Research in the Griffiths lab focuses on the molecular biology and genomic diversity of plant viruses in various fruit production systems including tomatoes, tree fruits, grapes, and berries. Major research areas include genetic resistance to tomato brown rugose fruit virus, plant virus diversity in pollen from different fruit production systems, and transmission of grapevine red blotch virus. Dr. Griffiths has a M.Sc. in Plant Biology from Western University and a Ph.D. in Botany from the University of British Columbia.