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New Strategies for Achieving High Frequency Precise Genome Editing in Crops

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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

Precise genome editing will not only improve current GM technology, but also represents an improved molecular breeding technology for generating elite non-GM crops. This project is aimed to test new strategies to achieve high frequency of precise genome editing in crops.

Fiscal year: 
2016