Forestry e-News | September 13, 2018
Royal Society of Canada citation:
MANSFIELD, Shawn – Department of Wood Science, The University of British Columbia
Shawn Mansfield is a world-leading authority on plant secondary cell wall biosynthesis. He is internationally recognized for his efforts linking genomics, biochemistry, and development, and using functional genomics has discovered genes critical to plant growth. His work has significant implications for the improvement of bioenergy crops and forest trees, with the potential to substantially ameliorate the anthropogenic footprint of industrial processing and mitigate atmospheric CO2 release.
Please join the BioProducts Institute in congratulating Shawn.