Biotechnology can go further

  From plant domestication to synthetic biology, the field is strategic to expand production. How biotechnology is addressing climate change and food security for over 10 billion people in 2050.

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Biotechnology can make agriculture resilient to Climate Change

  GCCRC researchers identified fungi and bacteria that improve maize crops. The experiment resulted in plants with more tolerance to water scarcity and a biomass increase of up to three

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From gene to trait, a biotechnology pipeline course, gathered over 110 participants in Brazil

  The second edition of the course brought together graduate students and professionals working in the biotechnological area. “To catch up on the novel and emerging approaches in a biotechnological

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Searching for the maintenance of agriculture in face of Climate Change

    To develop such assets, the GCCRC has been researching the Brazilian cerrado and rupestrian fields. Plants in these environments have developed, throughout their evolutionary process, adaptations that have

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From Gene to Trait – 2019

ABOUT THE COURSE With over 110 participants, the second edition of the course took place at CNPTIA Auditorium of EMBRAPA (Rua André Tosello, 209, Unicamp – Campinas-SP) from October 21-25,

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From Gene to Trait – 2018

  The first edition of the course was held at the CNPTIA Auditorium of EMBRAPA (Rua André Tosello, 209, Unicamp – Campinas-SP) from October 22 to 26, 2018. It had

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The value of bringing biomedical and plant scientists together

In a unique experiment, two new centers at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) bring biomedical and plant scientists together to accelerate research into both human disease and agricultural biotechnology. Read

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Embrapa and Unicamp create climate change research center

To overcome the challenges climate change poses to agricultural production, Embrapa and the University of Campinas (Unicamp), with support from the São Paulo Research Foundation (Fapesp)  have just created the Genomics for

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Climate change leads Brazil to create a genomics research center

The GCCRC project calls for research collaboration with the agricultural sector to develop new biotechnology products for the market. Exports by Brazilian agribusiness totaled US$ 7.08 billion in november alone,

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Nature Spring Blog – Behind the Paper: a Geneticist with a Hammer

  It was a sunny day in March 2017, when the dry season began on the mountain tops in the rupestrian grasslands (campos rupestres) in the Espinhaço Range, southeast of

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