Cibus Blog

Agriculture is undergoing an incredible technology revolution. We believe it’s important to start the dialogue on how these never-before-seen advancements are impacting the world, in everything from climate change to how we grow our food. Our blog features a few thoughts, musings and stories from our team—a group of people committed to making agriculture a more sustainable, environmentally friendly practice.

September 6, 2021
Dr. Noel Sauer, VP Research, named a Woman of Influence in Life Sciences by San Diego Business Journal

Cibus is happy to congratulate Dr. Sauer on her designation as a “Woman of Influence in Life Science” by the San Diego Business Journal. She is a true asset to Cibus and an inspiration to young women pursuing careers in science.

December 7, 2020
A Nobel Prize Later, We Are Living in the Era of Gene Editing

On behalf of the entire Cibus Team, I would like to congratulate Drs. Jennifer Doudna of University of California Berkeley and Emmanuel Charpentier of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology for being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their groundbreaking work in CRISPR-Cas9.

September 18, 2020
Why Canola?

As the first product that Cibus has commercialized, we often receive the question, “Out of all the crops you might have chosen to develop your first novel trait, why start with canola?”

First of all,

August 13, 2020
The Need For Speed In Plant Breeding

A changing climate. Limited arable land. Increasing pest resistance: How speed can help us overcome current sustainability challenges in the new millennium.

For hundreds of years,

August 3, 2020
What does GMO mean, anyways?

A short guide to answering a complicated question.

While Covid-19 has commandeered the world’s attention, an important debate that will weigh on the future of agriculture is in process in Europe.

July 4, 2020
Gene Editing Can Feed The World – If We Let It

In the next 30 years, the world’s farmers have a significant challenge ahead of them: feed an additional two billion people, all while adapting to climate change and little arable land.

We have pioneered the most advanced technologies to precisely target and direct a plant’s natural gene-editing processes: an approach accelerating the natural breeding techniques that have been staples of farming for thousands of years.


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