Clara María Cruet Burgos


PhD candidate


Clara.Cruet_Burgos@colostate.edu

Biography and Education

Hometown

Fajardo, Puerto Rico


Fun Fact

My cat’s name is MENDEL!


Ph.D. Research

Development of molecular breeding resources for increased grain provitamin A carotenoids in sorghum


Career Goal

Develop a breeding program in a public academic institution in Puerto Rico focused on satisfying the needs of local and Caribbean farmers.

Education

  • M.S. Biology

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

Dissertation: Genome Mapping Of Anthracnose Resistance In Sorghum

  • B.S. Industrial Biotechnology

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez