Items Tagged “Feedstocks”

CRISPR Genome Editing Strategy Could Improve Rice, Other Crops

Scientists at UC Davis and collaborators at the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have used CRISPR technology to genetically engineer rice with high levels of beta-carotene, the precursor of vitamin A. The technique they used provides a promising strategy for genetically improving rice and other crops.

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Pam Ronald Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ronald was elected in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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Mortimer Participates at AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy

The scientist spoke about the World Economic Forum’s Young Scientists Code of Ethics.

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Plants Really Do Feed Their Friends

JBEI researchers contributed to a study that found that plants craft their own root microbiome.

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Study speeds transformation of biofuel waste into useful chemicals,

JBEI's Feedstocks Division collaborated with Sandia National Laboratories in a study that looked into efficient ways to turn discarded plant matter into chemicals. 

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Mortimer participates at WEF’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions

The scientist is part of World Economic Forum’s Young Scientists community

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