University of Minnesota

Voytas_Dan_CasualProfessor Dan Voytas Dan is a Professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development and the Director of the Center for Genome Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Specializing in molecular biology and genetics, Dan’s research has enabled efficient methods for targeted genome modification of plants using sequence-specific nucleases. In plants, targeted genome modification has applications ranging from understanding plant gene function to developing crop plants with new traits of value.