Boyce Thompson Institute



Ammonium transporter saves plant-fungal symbiosis, when nutrients run low

The discovery of the role of this ammonium transporter improves the understanding of how the plant and fungal partners regulate the symbiosis and how phosphate and nitrogen move through the system.

RNase III discovered to function in plant chloroplasts

Research Associate Amber Hotto and colleagues, working in the laboratory of BTI President David Stern, have characterized the first RNase III enzymes that function within chloroplasts.

President Stern promotes funding for plant research in DC

BTI President David Stern traveled to Washington D.C. last week to advocate for increased federal support for plant research for the 2016 fiscal year; Unleashing a Decade of Innovation in Plant Science.

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