Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

European Plant Experts Lay Out Vision for Plant Biotech in Europe

NEW YORK, June 25 (GenomeWeb News) - A consortium of European plant biotechnology experts presented a report to the EU yesterday, laying out a "vision" for European plant biotechnology for the next two decades.

 

The paper, entitled "Plants for the future: a European vision for plant biotechnology towards 2025," calls for a strategic research agenda covering genomics, physiology, agronomy, ecology, bioinformatics, and other areas, as well as increased public and private R&D investment with enhanced research transparency.

 

The report was prepared by the Technology Platform on Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, a consortium of plant researchers, the food and biotech industry, the farming community, and consumers' organisations.

 

Click here for a copy of the report.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.