The aim is to increase the productivity of plants using the CRISPR technique tested by Gezeravcı.

The aim is to increase the productivity of plants using the CRISPR technique tested by Gezeravcı.

Gezeravcı’s experiments in space include the CRISPR-GEM project entitled “Investigation of CRISPR Gene Editing Efficiency in Plants Under Microgravity,” where molecular biologist Tuğçe Celayir from Yıldız Technical University (YTU) serves as project leader. The experiment investigates the effectiveness of CRISPR, one of the modern gene editing techniques in molecular biology, on plants in a microgravity…

Turkish scientists will grow plants in space

Turkish scientists will grow plants in space

During the space journey to be held in the 100th anniversary of the Republic, the space traveler will perform 13 different experiments prepared by universities and research institutions. One of the experiments determined by the Turkish Space Agency (TUA) and TÜBİTAK Space Technologies Research Institute will be the study titled “Investigation of CRISPR Gene Editing…