PMB News

NSF grant awarded for CRISPR crop research

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National Science Foundation support will help scientists employ CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to domesticate alternative food crop sources.

CNR welcomes new dean

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The College of Natural Resources has a new dean, plant ecologist and evolutionary biologist David Ackerly.

Living Large: Exploration of Diverse Bacteria Signals Big Advance for Gene Function Prediction

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New research from Adam Deutschbauer is the largest functional genomics study of bacteria ever published.

Upcoming Events

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Powering LPS transport across the bacterial cell envelope with A

Natividad "Natacha" Ruiz
Aug 29
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall

Fusarium graminearum: Can we really outsmart the sly pathogen?

Nidhi Rawat
Sep 5
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Barker Hall

BcpAIOB-mediated cooperation, competition and DNA transposition in Burkholderia thailandensis

Peggy Cotter
Sep 12
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Barker Hall

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Sep 19
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Barker Hall

Nutrient-Dependent Carbon Metabolism in Pseudomonas species and Implications in Biotechnology

Ludmilla Aristilde
Sep 26
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Barker Hall

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