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Transatlantic collaboration builds a better database

"Biology is becoming a data science," said Ruiz. "Biologists need to learn to use bioinformatics tools." Read More

Lukas Mueller: Ace of Bases

The Yambase database will allow users to access the yam genome browser hosted by the Iwate Biotechnology Research Center in Japan and will house information about desirable yam characteristics and tools for breeders. Read More

New equipment opens up ‘mass’ive possibilities

BTI acquires new mass spectrometer with funds from a generous 1.4 million dollar grant from the Triad Foundation. “We are delighted to assist BTI in acquiring this state of the art research tool," said Triad President and Chairman Roy H. Park Jr. Read More

Internship applications for 2015 being accepted now

BTI hosts nearly 30 interns every summer, at both the undergraduate and high school level, for 10 and six weeks, respectively, for paid high-level plant science research work in Plant Genome Research, Bioinformatics, and Bioenergy Education Read More

Jander unlocks molecular pathways of plants and empowers people

Professor Georg Jander has seen that, when attacked, plants react at the molecular level. Jander’s dedication—to plant science and people—seems to be contagious. Read More

Patrick Boyle off to private sector

Dr. Patrick Boyle will be an 'Emerging Leader in Science' after four years as a Postdoctoral Scientist in Professor Gregory Martin’s Lab at BTI, Read More

Dr. Lee Henderson, CEO of Vybion, briefs PGS

Topics ranged from transitioning between academia and industry, developing tangible products, funding for business incubators, and more Read More

Hemiptera Conference held @ Cornell, December 2014

Georg Jander, Michelle Cilia and Angela Douglas organized Hemiptera (sucking insects) conference held on December 4, 2014 Read More

Mexican professors revisit BTI’s Harrison Lab

Visiting scholars Dr. Ignacio Maldonado-Mendoza and Dr. Melina Lopez-Meyer from The National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Guasave, Sinaloa in Mexico have chosen to spend their one-year sabbatical at BTI Read More

Professor Sir David Baulcombe at Cornell and BTI

"When genomes meet:how RNA silencing and epigenetics can generate extraordinary phenotypes of hybrid plants" Read More

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