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New Strategies for Achieving High Frequency Precise Genome Editing in Crops

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Award date: 
Oct 20, 2015
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Organization name: 
East Carolina University
Principal Investigator: 
Qi, Yiping
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant

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.

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