Congratulations to JCU alumnus

@JCU Congratulations to JCU alumnus

Congratulations to JCU alumnus Professor Tony Bacic, who was recently appointed the inaugural director of the La Trobe Institute of Agriculture and Food.

Professor Bacic is an Outstanding Alumnus of JCU and graduated from the University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Professor Bacic will leave Melbourne University and join La Trobe University early next year as Professor of Plant Biology in the Department of Animal, Plant and Soil Science.

He will also lead the establishment of a new La Trobe Institute of Agriculture and Food (LIAF), a $50 million state-of-the-art research and education training institute designed to address the global agri-food challenges.

Prof. Bacic was also recently appointed as a guest professor at Zhejiang A&F University in China.