Dr. Marco Todesco joins the Michael Smith Laboratories

Dr. Marco Todesco joins the MSL as an Assistant Professor in the field of Plant Bioengineering, jointly joint appointed with the Department of Botany and the Department of Biology, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science UBC Okanagan. His research program uses a combination of molecular and developmental biology, quantitative genetics, genomics and field experiments to identify the genetic and molecular basis of diversity and adaptation in plants, with the goal of translating this knowledge towards crop improvement.