Functional validation of Brassica napus genes related to clubroot resistance through high-throughput CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Wei Xiao
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $216,500
Co-Funders: Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years

Validate function of clubroot resistance related genes and understand molecular mechanisms of clubroot resistance/susceptibility. Establish a high-throughput CRISPR/Cas9-based editing platform in B.napus.