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GRIPP Celebrates Grand Opening

GRIPP Celebrates Grand Opening

The Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (GRIPP) officially opened its doors yesterday afternoon. The GRIPP research centre at the University of Guelph hopes to become Canada’s leading facility in plant preservation. It will serve to store an inventory of cryogenically frozen endangered plant species in a “Cryo-Bank”.

Plant Agriculture Prof. Praveen Saxena is leading the initiative, with the support of Phillip and Susan Gosling, who provided the funding to make GRIPP possible…

The Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation plans to freeze and bank all Canadian plant species