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A new plaque in Koshland Hall recognizes the pair for their support of the Department’s students and faculty.
The selected researchers rank in the top 1% in the number of scholarly citations worldwide over the last decade.
PMB Professor Krishna Niyogi is part of the multi-institution effort to improve the photosynthetic potential of agricultural crops.
Earlier this year graduate student Nicholas Karavolias went to the Philippines and Thailand to connect, talk, and teach about CRISPR with local scientists and biotech regulators.
PMB and ESPM researchers have identified a variety of potential CRISPR-based genome-editing tools in viruses, according to new findings published in Cell.
Drew Hendrickson (BS ’19 Microbial Biology and Chemical Biology) is passionate about engineering enzymes to break down toxins and restore degraded landscapes.
PMB recognizes Dr. Diane Burgess' achievements and wishes her continued good luck in her retirement.
PMB graduate student Alexa Nicolas explains her research on soil viruses and their link to carbon emissions.
PMB faculty including Krishna Niyogi and Ksenia Krasileva were featured in an article on how synthetic biology and CRISPR can help plants fight pathogens, improve crop yields, and store carbon.
Coates, a professor in PMB and head of the Energy and Biosciences Institute, was recognized for improving scientific understanding of microbes in the environment.
Assistant Professor Cecilia Martinez-Gomez’s engineered bacteria recovers valuable elements from old smartphones, cleans up medical wastewater, and more.
Professors John Coates and Sabeeha Merchant are a few of the Rausser College researchers helping the bioeconomy bring renewable, carbon-negative products to a global scale.
Martinez-Gomez, an assistant professor in PMB, breaks down her research on bacterial metabolism and offers career advice for aspiring scientists.
The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology’s Directed Conversations allow for discussion and connection on the topics of racial justice and discrimination, belonging, and equity and inclusion.
PhD candidates Basem Al-Shayeb and Luis Valentin-Alvarado, and alum Alexander Crits-Christoph have helped identify a new transferrable DNA structure that appears to play a role in balancing atmospheric methane.
Professor Patrick Shih is part of a Department of Energy-funded team led by University of Georgia researchers to reengineer poplar trees into biofuel.
Rausser College graduate students have formed a new group to foster community for peers that identify as Queer or LGBTQ+
Antimicrobial genes in the small, invasive plant species may help improve disease resistance in rice and wheat.
The award will support research to develop biofuel and bioproducts from photosynthetic micro-alga by PMB professors Sabeeha Merchant and Krishna Niyogi, and research biologist Melissa Roth.
New research on plant enzymes by Professor Patrick Shih and PhD student Albert Liu Study shows that proteins can change their structural arrangement with surprising ease.
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