Company: Corteva Agriscience
Job title: Principal Investigator & Senior Scientist
Sandeep Kumar is the Principal Investigator & Senior Scientist at Corteva Agriscience™. He currently leads research projects to develop innovative technology and intellectual property to achieve targeted genome editing in crops. Sandeep is also involved in developing strategic roadmap for systematic evaluation of CRISPR-Cas specificity and its relevance in plants. Sandeep is certified Six Sigma Greenbelt project leader and registered patent agent to practice before the U.S. Patent Office. Prior to Corteva, Sandeep was Research Scientist at NC State University. His focus for more than 20 years in academia and industry has been on bringing the best science to address genome editing, trait discovery and product development challenges to support commercialization of trait products.