Students learn about biotechnology at CIMMYT open house

Students learn about biotechnology at CIMMYT open house

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Bacilisa Luna (left), biotechnology assistant, introduces students to the work of CIMMYT’s biotechnology laboratory during the center’s open house event "CIMMYT a Puerta Abierta". On 24 September 2010, 340 students from 18 Mexican universities visited the center’s headquarters at El Batán, Mexico, where they toured the facilities while learning about CIMMYT’s mission and work. The aim of the event was to encourage students already interested in agricultural development as well as to inspire those who perhaps were unsure of their future careers.

For more information, see CIMMYT’s blog story at: blog.cimmyt.org/?p=5854.

Photo credit: Xochiquetzal Fonseca/CIMMYT.

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