SWEET Science: Responsible Bioengineering for Amateurs and Educators

A plant geneticist’s discussion on alternative methods of bioengineering.

Sebastion Cocioba discussed using sugars as a means of selection in molecular cloning and plant genetic engineering, removing antibiotics and herbicides from the equation entirely.

Sebastian Cocioba is a plant biotechnology researcher with a focus on the production of commercially and industrially valuable plant species. He is an owner of New York Botanics, LLC, a plant biotech R&D laboratory with a specialization in orchid micropropagation, a founder of Binomica Labs (https://binomicalabs.org/), and a leader in the open science movement. Follow him at: https://twitter.com/atinygreencell