Friday, August 15, 2014

C4 Rice postdoc researcher wins best poster at New Phytologist symposium

Shanta Karki, a postdoc researcher at C4 Rice Center, was awarded the best poster during the New Phytologist next generation scientists on 29–30 July at John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich, UK.

Dr. Karki’s poster, Creation of C4 rice through genetic engineering, summarized the progress made by the Center in converting the photosynthetic system in rice to the more efficient, supercharged C4 system used by maize.

The New Phytologist symposium provides researchers in the early stages of their careers the opportunity to share their work with their peers and outstanding international scientists and make great strides towards improving their future prospects.

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