Dr. Christine Shyu

Bayer Crop Science

Trained as a plant molecular biologist at Michigan State University’s Plant Research Laboratories (PRL), Christine’s career has been centered around utilizing different genome engineering technologies to study gene function and improve crop performance.  She joined Monsanto (now Bayer Crop Science) in 2017 as a genome editing scientist to develop tools and technologies for genome editing, and recently transitioned to a Global Pipeline Strategy Manager role where she influences, shapes and develops regulatory strategies for innovative gene editing products and technologies.  In addition to gene editing, Christine is passionate about signaling mechanisms, ways to uncouple growth and defense responses in crops, and bridging cultures through scientific communication and outreach.

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