Ahead of her recent talk at the 5th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress in Philadelphia, PA, 2Blades Program Director Dr. Lynne Reuber blogged for Global Engage on how translating advances in our understanding about the molecular basis of disease resistance into practical use has been slow.  2Blades is trying to overcome this by taking advantage of cutting edge molecular tools and high quality genome sequence information to develop rust resistant wheat. Read Dr. Reuber’s article here.