Juan Carlos del Pozo
Research Professor at the INIA (National Institute for Agronomic Research) in Madrid (Spain). He leads a research group at the Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (CBGP, UPM-INIA) that is identifying new genes and root-related microbiota as a response to nutritional starvation in order to generate knowledge that can help develop more efficient crops.
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Biotechnological tools such as gene editing or synthetic biology will contribute to increase agricultural production in a sustainable way.