Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

The Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (KCGEB) was established in 2014 by the United Arab Emirates University and the Ministry of Presidential Affairs to form a center of excellence for desert plants genetic engineering and biotechnology. The center is dedicated to the development of desert Plants biotechnological advancement and to support a sustainable desert agro-ecosystem for the UAE and the arid zones of the world. The main objective of the research at Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology is to increase the ability of plants to drought, heat and salt tolerance.

Nov 7, 2017