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New time for Monday Morning seminars

The Fall Monday Morning Seminar series begins Monday, August 31 at 9:30 AM. Featuring two talks from Armando Bravo from the Harrison Lab and BTI Science Writer, Patricia Waldron. Read More

Patent law for Ph.D.s

BTI’s Postgraduate Society explored intellectual property law with attorney—and former biochemist and cell biologist —Elysa Goldberg, at a recent professional development session. Read More

Key protein for plant-fungal symbiosis discovered

Harrison Lab has discovered that plants use EXO70I to form a membrane around the fungus in arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) symbioses, beneficial associations where plants receive phosphate from fungi in exchange for carbohydrates. Read More

5 Questions with Pamela Ronald

Pamela Ronald, a rice geneticist at the University of California, Davis, and a member of the Boyce Thompson Institute Scientific Advisory Board, "I support genetic tools and farming practices that enhance sustainable agriculture." Read More

Jonathan Gomes Selman explores the power of computer science

Gomes Selman set out to create a computer program to improve the efficiency of a genome editing technique called CRISPR/Cas9.. “I’ve grown to really enjoy coding and algorithm design." Read More

From flower to fruit: Study reveals details of tomato formation

BTI Researchers pinpointed which genes are important at different stages of tomato fruit development by monitoring how gene expression changed in the first four days after a flower becomes pollinated. Read More

Giving is Gorges at BTI, August 28, 2015

BTI will be part of Tompkins County’s first ever 24 hour local online giving day. All funds received by BTI on this day will go to support the high school summer intern program at BTI. Read More

Student symposium caps off 2015 summer intern program

“My experience was really valuable...It confirmed the fact that I want to do doesn’t work a lot of the’s having the motivation and determination to tackle problems that you’re always going to come across.” Juan G Read More

Plant Science Research Network Launches

To promote innovative research and collaboration, the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research and the American Society of Plant Biologists are pleased to announce the formation of the Plant Science Research Network. Read More

Teachers become students at BTI’s Curriculum Development Projects

Fourteen teachers arrived at BTI from schools as close as Ithaca and as far as Anaheim, Calif. to attend the BTI Plant Biology Curriculum Development Projects (CDP) Teacher Institute July 13-17, 2015 Read More

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