The Research Triangle Park

AgBiotech Professional Forum

Event Sponsor

North Carolina Biotech Center

Event Contact

Jacob Traverse
[email protected]

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RTP, NC Apr 8 4:00 pm - Apr 8 6:30 pm

Join friends and colleagues from our region and share what’s happening in North Carolina’s ag biotech industry! The Ag Biotech Professional Forum is a series held quarterly throughout the year providing the opportunity to learn about NC’s diverse ag biotech resources, while also offering a setting for networking and engagement outside of our normal work spaces.

Enhancing Crops: Traits & Techniques Driving Global Innovation

With three of the "Big Six" global seed biotech companies having major headquarters in the state, North Carolina is a powerhouse for crop and trait development. Our portfolio of advanced gene editing technology companies is also leading the way with new approaches to safer and more efficient engineering of plant pathways. So come hear from our leading researchers speak:
     • Luke Mankin, Ph.D., Global Product Development Manager, Herbicide Tolerant Crops, BASF
     • Rodolphe Barangou, Ph.D., Associate Professor, NC State University
     • Jack Wilkinson, Precision BioSciences
     • Andy Renz, Ph.D., Vice President, Business Development, Benson Hill