Interview with Marc Van Montagu.

  title={Interview with Marc Van Montagu.},
  author={M. VanMontagu},
  journal={Trends in Plant Science},
  • M. VanMontagu
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Trends in Plant Science
  • Marc Van Montagu is a pioneer in plant molecular biology. He is well known (together with Jeff Schell) as the discoverer of the Ti-plasmid and the inventor of Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation technology, now used worldwide to produce genetically engineered plants. Born in 1933 in an industrial district (cotton mills and textile) of the historical town of Ghent, Belgium, Marc grew up in a community where knowledge and science were considered as the driving forces for progress. The term… CONTINUE READING
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