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Article in Seed World highlights NSIP

The latest issue of Seed World, a major trade magazine for the Ag Seed industry, features NSIP and its Operations Research-based approach to breeding.


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Dr. Paul Chew, scientist at NSIP, selected for "Test of Time" award

Dr. Paul Chew,  senior theoretical computer scientist at NSIP and former professor at Dartmouth College , has been awarded the prestigious Test of Time Award by the...

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Bioceres Crop Solutions enters agreement with Nature Source Improved Plants to establish Advanced HB4® Soybean Breeding Program


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News release: MAS Seeds and Nature Source Improved Plants join forces in a long-term agreement to accelerate and streamline maize breeding.

MAS Seeds and Nature Source Improved Plants (NSIP) announced today the formation of a long-term research partnership. This strategic collaboration will benefit from the...

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NSIP's work highlighted in PNAS review article

Review article  in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  features Operations Research-based breeding technology advances at NSIP:

 Beans C...

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Ing. Jorge Fenyvesi retires from CEO position; Alfonso Romo Garza Lagüera is new NSIP CEO

Ing. Jorge Fenyvesi has decided to retire from his position as CEO of NSIP, to transition to a new phase in his life. He will remain on the Board of Directors. Alfonso...

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NSIP Teams up with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to Accelerate Banana Breeding

Because of its unique history and biology, banana has lagged behind most other crops with regards to genetic improvement.  As a consequence,  bananas are at a higher risk...

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Mars Incorporated and Nature Source Improved Plants (NSIP) Join Forces to Accelerate the Development of New Cacao Varieties with Higher Yield, Increased Disease Resistance and Improved Quality

Global demand for cacao is expected to grow at an annual rate of approximately 5% for the foreseeable future[1]. In the past, increasing demand has been met...

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Steve Tanksley interviewed by NPR

Steve Tanksley, NSIP's Chief Technology Officer, was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR), as part of a story on genetic diversity. The article and podcast can be...

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Organizational changes at NSIP

Dr. Cuauhtémoc Navarro has decided to undertake new professional challenges outside the company; however, he will remain working as an external advisor on several topics...

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NSIP welcomes Leonardo Miranda as our Human Resources Manager

Leonardo has an MBA specializing in HR management with more than 11 years of experience in the area of human resources, in the agri-food and manufacturing industries. He...

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The President of Honduras and delegation visit NSIP Mexico

The President of Honduras (far left) at NSIP Mexico

The President of Honduras, together with a delegation of 12 government officials, visited NSIP Tapachula on August 18, joined by the Minister...

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Job Opening for Associate Breeder in Tapachula

The NSIP In Vitro division has a job opening for an Associate Breeder to be located in Tapachula, Chiapas. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to...

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NSIP is recruiting for a Human Resources Partner, located in Tapachula (this position has been filled)

The HR Partner (HRP) position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing NSIP’s human resources by planning and, implementing policies that will promote success of the...

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German Minister of Economy and Development visits NSIP Mexico

Dr. Gerhard Müller, the Minister of Economy and Development, visited NSIP in Tapachula, Chiapas, on March 8. Dr. Müller, accompanied by 20 people, toured the facilities,...

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NSIP Scientist receives the 2018 Goodeve Medal

Dr. Guven Ince, Lead Operations Research Analyst at NSIP Ithaca, was awarded the Operational Research Society's 2018 Goodeve Medal. The Goodeve Medal is awarded "in...

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BASF Industry Workshop at PAG Conference features Steve Tanksley, NSIP's Chief Technology Officer

By Elaine Ahmed, Research and Innovation Communications Manager, BASF ; Derek Drost, Scouting & External Collaborations Manager, BASF


Representatives from BASF’s Seeds & Traits R&D (Field Crop Seeds and Vegetable Seeds) and Bioscience Research areas recently hosted an industry workshop...

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NSIP Ithaca is recruiting for a Project Manager & Research Scientist!

The Genetics division of NSIP is recruiting a Project Manager & Research Scientist. This position will be located in Ithaca, NY. Download the full job requirements...

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NSIP Mexico welcomes Mauro Surenciski as its new Director of Operations

NSIP is pleased to welcome Mauro Surenciski, BSc(Genetics), to the NSIP Mexico team as our new Director of Operations. Mauro holds a degree in Genetics from the...

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Craig Beil participated in a panel on "Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training"

Craig Beil, a Research Scientist & Project Manager at the NSIP's Ithaca division, participated in a panel discussion for the program Broadening Experiences in...

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New Head of Global Business Development joins NSIP

NSIP welcomes Suresh Prabhakaran, Ph.D., as our new Head of Global Business Development. He will be working closely with Dr. Vincent Pétiard and the rest of the Business...

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NSIP adds a Strategic Advisory Board to our team

NSIP is pleased to announce the addition of a Strategic Advisory Board to our team. Three highly regarded experts have agreed to assist us in strategic and business...

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Ing. Jose Roberto Martínez Morales joins NSIP as Greenhouse Manager

NSIP welcomes our new Greenhouse Manager, Eng. José Roberto Martínez Morales. José Roberto is originally from Tezoyuca, Morelos, Mexico, and holds an MSc in...

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NSIP's coffee improvement work highlighted in the Financial Times!

Jude Webber (posted with permission)

NSIP's production of higher-yielding coffee plants is helping coffee producers. Our proprietary technology are also being used for banana, plantain, papaya, cacao, and...

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New Lead Breeder Jesús Morales joins NSIP

NSIP is pleased to announce the addition of Jesús Morales as Lead Breeder. Jesús has a strong background in berry breeding and the management of breeding programs. He...

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NSIP formation press release

Nature Source Genetics LLC and Agromod ́s In Vitro Division (a Plenus affiliate company) have merged to form Nature Source Improved Plants LLC (NSIP), a unique...

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NSIP formation in the Mexican news

An article in the Mexican newspaper Excelsior, in the section Dinero...

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