Primary Activities

Contract services

  • Tissue culture, micropropagation and transformation
  • Molecular fingerprinting of micropropagated varieties and segregating populations


  • Development of transformation protocols for recalcitrant specialty and orphan crops
  • Functional gene analysis
  • Development of new strategies for engineering the next generation of GM crops
  • Construction of genetic linkage maps of specialty and orphan crops


  • Short and long term training on environmental biosafety of transgenic crops
  • Short and long term training on transformation and marker assisted breeding