Brian J. Staskawicz

Brian J. Staskawicz

Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology
Dept of Plant and Microbial Biology
(510) 642-3721
(510) 642.4995
Research Expertise and Interest
biotechnology, plant and microbial biology

In the News

February 25, 2019

With nanotubes, genetic engineering in plants is easy-peasy

Inserting or tweaking genes in plants is more art than science, but with a new technique developed by University of California, Berkeley, scientists could make genetically engineering any type of plant—in particular, gene editing with CRISPR-Cas9—simple and quick.