Skip to main content

New Strategies for Achieving High Frequency Precise Genome Editing in Crops

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionSend by emailSend by email
Award date: 
Oct 20, 2015
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
East Carolina University
Principal Investigator: 
Qi, Yiping
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Eastern

Dr. Yiping Qi (ECU) will work to enhance and increase the efficiency of gene insertion techniques in test plants. The new technology would ultimately be used to improve agricultural crops to feed the world's growing population.

Fiscal year: 
2016