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Lecture by Prof.Yang Yinong, Pennsylvania State University,USA

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Title:

Plant genome engineering and precision breeding with CRISPR/Cas9

Time:

Sep 27th 2016, 14:00

Venue:

Room A216, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology. Zijingang Campus

Biography

Dr. Yinong Yang is currently a professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University. He received a B.S. in Biology from Hangzhou University in 1982 and a Ph.D. in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Florida in 1994. His laboratory has been mainly working on elucidating the molecular mechanisms of rice biotic and abiotic stress tolerance and improving CRISPR/Cas9 editing tools for crop genome engineering and precision breeding.

Host:

Prof. Yuejin Hua