On the morning of September 3, 2020, Vice President Sun Shigang inspected the Institute of Millet.
Sun listened to the presentation of Dr. Luo Yanjie on applying gene editing technology to create new germplasm of millet and sorghum and to establish millet gene editing mutant library. He was satisfied with the research progress and discussed with the scientists about their future planning. Then, he visited the laboratory of gene editing and molecular breeding and the culture room of gene editing seedlings.
The responsible persons of Science and Technology Division and Millet Institute and related researchers participated in the activities.