Ashley Jones was one of nine scientists have been awarded John Stocker postdoctoral fellowships and postgraduate scholarships. The awards, announced by Innovation Minister Kim Carr, are administered through the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. They are funded through a $150 million gift from the CSIRO, the proceeds of licence agreements relating to its extraordinarily successful wireless local area network technology.
Ashely's scholarship project is 'Non-coding RNAs in the epigenetic regulation of seed development'.
Read more in John Stocker awards 2011, The Australian.