Khushboo is a Ph.D. student in the Interdisciplinary Genetics Program here at Texas A&M. She works in the Crop Genome Editing Lab under the supervision of Dr. Endang Septiningsih. Her research is focused on development of high-lysine rice using CRISPR/Cas9 as well as characterizing a novel QTL qSub8.1 known for submergence tolerance in rice. Prior joining Texas A&M, she completed her M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Seoul National University, Korea and B.Tech in Bioinformatics from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, India.