Peter Waterhouse and colleagues (CSIRO Plant Industry). For leading research in one of the most high profile, commercially relevant areas of modern molecular biology, RNA interference (RNAi) and has had considerable impact, both at the level of the fundamental understanding of RNAi action and in applications. Team Leader: Dr Peter Waterhouse. Seminal Contributors: Dr Chris Helliwell, Mr Neil Smith and Dr Ming-Bo Wang. Significant Contributors: Mr Geoff Ellacott, Dr Varsha Wesley, Ms Anna Wielopolska, Ms Limin Wu.