Meet the Scientist - Natalia De Leon

Middle School High School Undergraduate Nonformal

Dr. Natalia de Leon, GLBRC scientist, describes her research breeding corn for better biofuel production and explains how information learned from corn breeding can be applied to improve other bioenergy crops, such as switchgrass. Natalia also shares how she entered the field of crop breeding and why this area of research is both important and exciting.




Environmental Science

Biodiversity & Evolution

Plants & Photosynthesis

Genetics, artificial section, evolution, crop breeding, biotechnology