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Crop Genome Engineering Gets Boost From Yinong Yang

Posted: November 11, 2015

Dr. Yinong Yang traveled across the country and around the world September 11-October 9 to present multiple talks and seminars on crop genome engineering.
Dr. Yinong Yang (4th from right) in Istanbul

Dr. Yinong Yang (4th from right) in Istanbul

Dr. Yinong Yang, Associate Professor in Penn State's Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, traveled across the country and around the world September 11-October 9, 2015, to present multiple talks and seminars on crop genome engineering.

  • Seminars at the University of Nevada's School of Life Sciences in Las Vegas, NV, on September 11;
  • A plenary talk titled "Improving CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing Technology for Crop Functional Genomics and Precision Breeding" at the 3rd Plant Genome Congress USA in St. Louis, MO, on September 14-15;
  • A keynote speech titled "Genome Engineering and Precision Breeding with CRISPR/Cas9" at the International Workshop on Green Biotechnology in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 21-23 (Photos);
  • Seminar on crop genome editing at the United States Department of Agriculture-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) Biotechnology Regulatory Services in Riverdale, MD, on October 7;
  • Seminar on crop genome editing at the University of Maryland's Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture in College Park, MD, on October 8;
  • Seminar on crop genome editing at the University of Delaware's Department of Plant and Soil Sciences in Newark, DE, on October 9.

Contact Information

Yinong Yang, Ph.D.
  • Professor
Email:
Phone: 814-867-0324