GMO Answers launched its third annual ‘Get to Know GMOs’ month this October to answer consumers’ most pressing questions about GMOs. Throughout the month, GMO Answers is posting a series of five articles for ‘Get to Know GMOs’ month. This post is our fifth installment.
Dr. Clemente holds the Eugene W. Price Distinguished Professorship in Biotechnology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
My research program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where I have served on the faculty for the past 20 years, targets the genetic improvement of the major commodity crops pertinent to the state and the region, including soybean, sorghum, wheat and corn. The long-term goal of my program is to improve upon both the quality and yield of the harvested crop.