Jonathan Cors

He/Him/His
352 Alderman Hall

1970 Folwell Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Degree
M.S.
Advisor
Eric Watkins
Michael Smanski
Program
Applied Plant Science
Education

B.S. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Biochemistry 2021

Biography

Jonathan Cors is a M.S. Student in the APS program, co-advised by Dr. Eric Watkins and Dr. Michael Smanski. His research focuses on plant genetic engineering, specifically the utilization of CRISPR activators and working towards creating Engineered Genetic Incompatibility in perennial ryegrass. He seeks to promote biotechnology and push for the adoption of new biotechnology tools in diverse plant species.

Areas of Interest

plant genetic engineering, microbiology, callus culture