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agricultural studies educator

Maurice S. B. Ku, agricultural studies educator. Achievements include patents for improvement of crop productivity by overexpressing maize C4 photosynthesis genes. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chinese Society Botanists, American Society Plant Biologists.

Background

Ku, Maurice S. B. Son of Joun-yan Ku.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1976.

Career

Professor Washington State University, Pullman, 1981—2005, emeritus professor, since 2005, director plant transformation laboratory, center integrative biotechnology, 2003—2005. Distinguished professor National Chiayi University, Taiwan, since 2005, director Institute Agricultural Biotechnology, 2005—2007, vice president, 2006—2007, dean College Agriculture, 2006—2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for improvement of crop productivity by overexpressing maize C4 photosynthesis genes.

Membership

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chinese Society Botanists, American Society Plant Biologists.

Connections

1 child Emery M.

father:
Joun-yan Ku Ku

child:
Emery M. Ku