Khushboo Rastogi

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Khushboo Rastogi is a Ph.D. candidate 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 developing high-lysine rice using CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing aiming to address malnutrition problem in the developing nations. Khushboo is also working on different abiotic stresses to identify and validate QTLs for chilling, submergence, and salinity stress with an aim to develop stress tolerant 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.

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