CBC Co-director presented at CRISPR AgBio Precision Genome Editing Congress (San Diego, April 18-20, 2017)

Crop Bioengineering Consortium Co-Director Kan Wang (Professor of Agronomy) gave an invited presentation entitled “An Agrobacterium-mediated Maize CRISPR Platform and a proteolistics delivery method”. She described a public sector platform of Agrobacterium-delivered CRISPR/Cas9 for targeted mutagenesis in maize established at Iowa State University by Bing Yang and Wang’s groups. She also described a biolistic gun method for introducing non-DNA molecules to plants.