Nine JBEI Scientists in Top 2% of the World
A recent paper in PLoS Biology featured updated databases of standardized citation metrics across all scientists and scientific disciplines. We reviewed the databases for our JBEI scientists and the following individuals are ranked in the Top 2% of scientists in the world
JBEI’s Pamela Ronald Named GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate
Pamela Ronald, JBEI’s Scientific Lead for Plant Pathology in the Feedstocks division, has been named the 2020 World Agriculture Prize laureate by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences, or GCHERA. Ronald is a distinguished professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis (one of JBEI’s six academic research partners) and with the UC Davis Genome Center. She becomes the first woman whose work is recognized by the award.
New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering
The tools provide the fine control needed for bioenergy and sustainable agriculture efforts.
Finding the missing step of an important molecular process
Researchers at JBEI reveal the final missing step of lysine catabolism.