Plant breeding began thousands of years ago when mankind selected better quality plants for a safe and reliable food supply. Nowadays, plant breeders need access to different tools to quickly develop new crop varieties that can deal with drought conditions and disease outbreaks that are aggravated by climate change. Learn more about plant breeding and scientific innovations here in English and in Dutch. You can also read more about genome editing in the VIB brochure "CRISPR-Cas".
Inari, a US-based Flagship Pioneering Company, opens a branch at the Technology Park in Ghent....
Since 2017, VIB performs field trials with maize plants in which small genetic changes have been...
|Thu Mar 21 @11:00 - 12:30PM|
"Receptor-mediated signalling from the plant cell wall"
Dr Sebastian Wolf
|Thu Mar 28 @11:00 - 12:30PM|
"Cas endonuclease-triggered genome modification in cereals"
Dr Jochen Kumlehn
|Fri Apr 05 @14:00 - 03:30PM|
Title to be announced
Katie Dehesh & Peter Quail