Hopsteiner Featured in BrewBound for Hops Genetic Discovery

 //  November 16, 2017
Originally published by BrewBound

NEW YORK — Hopsteiner is proud to have helped support Katherine Easterling, a Doctoral Candidate at Florida State University (FSU), in the discovery of a genetic anomaly within domestic and wild hop plants.

Over a year ago, Easterling embarked on a research project to understand the strange genetic phenomena discovered by Dr. Dong Zhang and Nicoli Pitra, scientists at Hopsteiner. Using skills and tools that were developed in maize by Dr. Hank Bass at Florida State University’s Department of Biological Science, Easterling has been working with Dr. Paul Matthews, Senior Research Scientist at Hopsteiner’s Crop Improvement Program.

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