|Project Title||Physiological characterization and gene expression of transgenics for key genes in the nitrogen and drought stress response networks|
|Project Type||Contained Use (Greenhouse)|
|Name of Institution||International Rice Research Institute|
|Supervising IBC||International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)|
Dr. Amelia Henry and Gloria Coruzzi
|Experimental Facility/Site||International Rice Research Institute Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines Genetic Transformation Laboratory (GTL), Transgenic greenhouse (CL4) and seed storage (transgenic seed lab) and transgenic screenhouse (TG-02)|
|Purpose / Objectives||
The objective of this project is to compare N-by-W gene expression patterns in drought-adapted vs. non-adapted rice varieties across their lifecycle. This will identify N-by-W response genes that correlate with biomass, enabling the prioritizing candidates for rice transgenics, with the goal to improve rice production on non-fertilized, drought stressed soils.
Handling of transgenic materials like movement and disposal and other necessary biosafety measures will be observed and implemented following guidelines set by IRRI’s Biosafety Office and IRRI’s Stewardship Implementation Team.
Researchers that will be working on the transgenic materials are required to attend training and orientation on the proper handling of transgenic materials and will need to pass the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Course. IRRI also implements stewardship practices that meet Excellence Through Stewardship standard meant to complement Biosafety.
|Conditions for Approval||N/A|
|Date of Approval (DD-MM-YYYY)||N/A|
|Date of Completion (DD-MM-YYYY)||N/A|