Company COO to discuss the disruptive potential of genome editing on classical breeding pipelines –
Rehovot, Israel – August 1, 2016 – Evogene Ltd. (NYSE; TASE: EVGN), a leading biotechnology company for the improvement of crop productivity for the food, feed and fuel industries, announced today that Assaf Kacen, Chief Operating Officer, will participate at the Piper Jaffray Global Agriculture Symposium taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2, 2016.
Mr. Kacen will take part at the Gene Editing panel which will take place on Tuesday, August 2, at 2:00 pm. He will discuss the potential of genome editing to significantly impact traditional breeding pipelines, and the potential effect of the disruptive technology on the expansion of Evogene’s business offering.
Investors or potential partners attending the conference, who wish to meet with Mr. Kacen, may contact Evogene’s Investor Relations team at email@example.com.
About Evogene Ltd.:
Evogene (NYSE, TASE: EVGN) is a leading biotechnology company for the improvement of crop productivity for the food, feed and fuel industries. The Company operates in three key market segments: improved seed traits (addressing yield and resistance to diseases and environmental stresses); innovative ag-chemicals (developing novel herbicide solutions for weed control); and ag-biologicals. Evogene has collaborations with world-leading seed and ag-chemical companies. For more information, please visit www.evogene.com or contact the Company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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