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latest news: JBEI Part of Switchgrass Reference Genome Effort
news: Nine JBEI Scientists in Top 2% of the World

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

December 23, 2020

news: Sussing Out Sorghum Cell Wall Structure
news: Microbe “Rewiring” Technique Promises a Boom in Biomanufacturing
news: JBEI’s Pamela Ronald Named GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate

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.

October 19, 2020

news: Patrick Shih Awarded Packard Fellowship
news: Study Finds ‘Missing Link’ in the Evolutionary History of Carbon-Fixing Protein Rubisco
news: Transforming Waste into Bio-Based Chemicals
news: Synthetic Pathways Turn Plants into Biofactories for New Molecules
news: Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer Cells for You
news: New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering

New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering

The tools provide the fine control needed for bioenergy and sustainable agriculture efforts.

July 01, 2020