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Birth announcement: The Plant Transformation Facility delivers first transgenic maize

Mar 3, 2017
The CALS Plant Transformation Facility (PTF) is pleased to announce a new delivery--the first transgenic B104 maize plants. These plants were made to support the research of Plant Biology’s Michael Scanlon into the function of the maize shoot apical meristem. The release of the first transgenic maize follows recent PTF deliveries of its first transgenic Nipponbare rice in December 2016 and Kitaake rice in January 2017. Read more