Technology Leader

Technology Leader

Dr. Stanley Roux received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1971. After completing his postdoctoral appointment at Yale in the lab of Dr. F.M. Richards, Dr. Roux joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, then moved to the University of Texas at Austin (UT) in 1978. Since then he has held multiple positions on campus, including Chairman of the Botany Department, Chairman of the Division of Biological Sciences, Associate Director of the School of Biological Sciences, and Faculty Ombudsperson. Dr. Roux is also a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers at UT, and has been honored with state and national teaching awards.  In support of his research at UT, Dr. Roux has received over three decades of funding from both the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He has published over 150 research articles in key journals. He has been given national research awards from the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research and the American Society of Plant Biologists, and was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2015.

Dr. Roux is the lead inventor of our Apyrase Control Trait (ACT) technology and the leader of our Scientific Advisory Board.