Jack Wang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and Director of the Forest Biotech group at North Carolina State University. He is also co-founder of TreeCo, a company that uses CRISPR-based genome-editing tools to produce genetically enhanced trees for the lumber industry. He is a forestry scientist with research experience in the genomic analysis of trees as they grow, develop, and defend against various environmental stresses. Wang received a biology and chemistry degree from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, and a doctorate from North Carolina State University.
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Talks with this Speaker
What is the future of forests? Will they survive the threats of climate change? Four researchers ponder these questions, and leave us thinking more deeply about how we can make our forests more resilient. (Talk recorded in July 2020)
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