Dr Chris Brosnan

Research Fellow/Senior Research off

Centre for Horticultural Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation



  • PhD in Plant Molecular Genetics, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Queensland


  • Hoang, Bao Tram L., Fletcher, Stephen J., Brosnan, Christopher A., Ghodke, Amol B., Manzie, Narelle and Mitter, Neena (2022). RNAi as a foliar spray: efficiency and challenges to field applications. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23 (12) 6639. doi: 10.3390/ijms23126639

  • Jain, Ritesh G, Fletcher, Stephen J, Manzie, Narelle, Robinson, Karl E, Li, Peng, Lu, Elvin, Brosnan, Christopher A, Xu, Zhi Ping and Mitter, Neena (2022). Foliar application of clay-delivered RNA interference for whitefly control. Nature Plants, 8 (5), 535-548. doi: 10.1038/s41477-022-01152-8

  • Brosnan, Christopher A. and Mitter, Neena (2021). miRNA communication on another level. Nature Plants, 7 (10), 1328-1329. doi: 10.1038/s41477-021-01006-9

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Book Chapter

  • Brosnan, C.A., McCallum,E.J., Botella, J.R. and Carroll, B.J. (2008). RNA Interference. The Handbook of Plant Functional Genomics: Concepts and Protocols. (pp. 209-225) edited by Kahl, G. and Meksem, K.. Germany: Wiley - Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9783527622542.ch10

Journal Article

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision