Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG)
The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is an independent research institution devoted to leading-edge research in plant and farm animal biology, genetics and genomics.
Currently, CRAG hosts 23 research groups, and approximately 60 PhD candidates and 30 postdocs coming from more than 20 different countries.
The research emphasizes:
- The molecular basis of genetic characters of interest in plants and farm animals;
- The applications of molecular approaches for breeding of species important for agriculture and food production.
- In 2015: awarded with the “Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence” award by the Ministry of Research, Development and Innovation of Spain.
- In 2015: awarded with the "Human Resources Excellence in Research" award by the European Commission.
90,5% of CRAG publications are in 1st quartile journals