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New Robotic Phenotyper Deployed to Advance Improvement of Key Bioenergy Crop
The world’s largest robotic field scanner is providing insight on how plants adapt to their changing environments.
is operational at the University of Arizona's Maricopa Agricultural Center (MAC). The LemnaTec Field, . Photo courtesy of Rick Ward, University of Arizona's Maricopa Agricultural Center However, with collaborators from Clemson University, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Kansas State University, Texas A&M University, University of Arizona, University of Illinois, Washington University in St. Louis
Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy Crop
The $8 million grant awarded to the Danforth Plant Science Center will be led by Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center.
-yielding bioenergy sorghum. Partner institutions include: • Clemson University • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology • Kansas State University • Texas A&M UniversityUniversity of ArizonaUniversity of Illinois • Washington University in St. Louis • The National Center
Danforth Plant Science Center Receives $8M For Big Data Research Program To Advance Development of Key Bioenergy Crop
Understanding key phenotype-to-genotype associations will enhance efforts to bring products to market.
conditions at a University of Arizona research center. The team will also conduct genomic analyses, University, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Kansas State University, Texas A&M University, the University of Arizona, the University of Illinois, and Washington University in St. Louis, with key
AAAS Selects Danforth Center Principal Investigator to Serve as Chair-Elect for the Biological Sciences
Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Ph.D., was selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to serve as Chair-Elect for the Biological Sciences Section.
Delegate (3-year term): Carol Dieckmann, University of Arizona; Susan M. Rosenberg, Baylor College, Professor of Botanical Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). Prior to her tenure at UMSL, she was an Associate Professor at Harvard University, where she received her Ph.D. in Organismic, Chair-elect: Pamela Ronald, University of California, Davis Retiring chair: Dennis Thiele, Duke University Chair Elect: Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Donald Danforth Plant Center Member-at-Large
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Architects are playing a role in fitness in the workplace
BY CYNTHIA BILLHARTZ GREGORIAN • cbillhartz@post-dispatch.com > 314-340-8114 Uma Sagaram figures he uses the elevator about 10 percent of the time when traveling from floor to floor at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur. " ...
as beneficial. In fact, researchers at the Healthy Lifestyle Research Center at Arizona State University recently found that three 10-minute bursts of aerobic exercise, such as a brisk walk, ," said James O. Hill, executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at University
Mapping a Path to Improved Cassava Production
Comparative analysis highlights impacts of previous breeding programs on cassava genome.
through Rounsley's work while at the University of Arizona, the UK Department for International, , a team led by researchers from University of California, Berkeley and including researchers from, Generation Cassava Breeding program (NEXTGEN Cassava) at Cornell University, recently spoke about, ; Cornell University, Monash University (Australia); International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Northern Arizona University Lab: Dr. Roger Beachy Lab Mentor: Dr. Jaemo Yang Project: "Redirected, Alfaro Harris-Stowe State University Dr. Chris Taylor Lab Dr. Heather Marella The Role of Laccases in Root Knot Nematode Parasitism Jacquelyn Bailey Xavier University of Louisiana Lab: Dr, University of Italy Lab: Dr. Tom Smith Lab Project: Structures of murine norovirus, T=1 and T=3 Megan Clements Northeastern University Lab: Dr. Joe Jez Mentor: Dr. Sangaralingam Kumaran
Sciences, Washington State University Dr. Cousins received his B.S. in Biology from California State University and his PhD. in Plant Biology from Arizona State University. Dr. Cousins’s, positions at Rutgers University, Northern Arizona University, and Purdue University, , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL Dr. Ainsworth is a plant physiologist, of Experimental Biology and was named a University scholar by the University of Illinois. Her current research
of RGS and G-alpha Proteins of Soybean NSF REU intern Kristen Latta Arizona State University Dr. Dick, State University Dr. Roger Beachy Lab Mentor: Dr. Shunhong Dai Project: Interaction of Proteins Involved, production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Sheri Balogun Washington University in St. Louis Dr. Tom Smith Lab, from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Christine Diepenbrock Washington University in St. Louis Dr. Doug, University Dr. Dilip Shah Lab Mentor: Dr. Jagdeep Kaur Project: Characterization of the resistance
Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World
Sorghum is an ideal crop to meet the predicted doubling of global demand for food and fuel by 2050 with less impact on the environment.
), CIRAD (France), EIAR (Ethiopia), HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Kansas State University, University of Arizona, George Washington University, and NRGene (Israel), is employing cutting-edge