Bing Stacey is an Assistant Research Professor in the Division of Plant Science and Technology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She obtained her B.S. from the University of the Philippines (Biology) and her Ph.D. from University of Tennessee (Microbiology). She’s been working on soybean functional genomics and biotechnology for the last 15 years. Her research program is focused primarily on utilizing fast neutron and CRISPR/Cas mutagenesis to facilitate the discovery of key genes and pathways governing seed traits and plant architecture.