Posted: February 27, 2017

Ph.D. candidate Bastian Minkenberg successfully defended his dissertation on Feb. 27.

Image: Penn State University

Image: Penn State University

On Feb. 27 Bastian Minkenberg, a Ph.D. candidate in Plant Biology and a Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program 2015 awardee, successfully defended his dissertation titled "Multiplex targeted mutation and analysis of rice MAP kinase genes with CRISPR/Cas9." Bastian's dissertation adviser is Dr. Yinong Yang.