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Hugo Alonso Cantabrana

Dr. Hugo Alonso Cantabrana


Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department: Plant Science

University/Institute/Company: Australian National University


I’m currently part of the @C4RiceProject , an international consortium funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve photosynthesis, and hence yield, in rice.
Our aim is to genetically engineer rice to implement the C4 carbon concentration mechanism, present in other crops like maize or sugarcane.
You can follow me on Twitter @hugo_AloCan.

Disciplines: Agricultural Science, Biology

  • Agricultural Science: Agricultural Plant Science
  • Biology: Biotechnology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Physiology

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