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Novel “repair system” discovered in algae may yield new tools for biotechnology

In a new paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Stephen Campbell and David Stern show that chloroplast extracts from C. reinhardtii can cut an interrupting insertion from a protein, but only in the light. Read More

Summer interns guest curate BTI Twitter account

This July summer interns have taken over our Twitter account. Check out our Twitter feed to learn more about life in the lab for an undergrad during a #BTISummer. Read More

Summer interns guest curate BTI Twitter account

Starting July 11, summer interns are launching a Twitter takeover. Check out our Twitter feed to learn more about life in the lab for an undergrad during a #BTISummer. Read More

Honoring the life and work of Jean Pierre Vité

The renowned German forest scientist and former Director of the Forest Biology Program at BTI passed away July 5 at the age of 93. Read More

Galvin spreads fascination with science to next generation of researchers

By supporting STEM education efforts at BTI and other local institutions, Galvin aims to get young children excited about science and engineering. Read More

Researchers receive $1.7M NIH grant for nematode behavior work

When C. elegans larvae face starvation, they clump together in a mass of worms, which increases their lifespan. BTI researchers will explore this fascinating social behavior. Read More

Summer interns guest curate BTI Twitter account

Starting July 11, summer interns are launching a Twitter takeover. Check out our Twitter feed to learn more about life in the lab for an undergrad during a #BTISummer. Read More

Singlet oxygen can both damage and signal repair in the chloroplast

Despite its reputation for wreaking havoc in cells, singlet oxygen is also vital for triggering the repair of a key protein complex for photosynthesis. Read More

Students become gene detectives to fight citrus greening

A group of students and experts work together through video conferencing to identify the genes in the genome of the newly sequenced Asian citrus psyllid, the insect that spreads the bacterium that causes citrus greening disease. Read More

In Memoriam: Dorothy Dent Park

The faculty and staff of BTI express their deepest sympathies to the Park family, with the passing of Dorothy Park, dedicated humanitarian and president emeritus of the Park Foundation. Read More

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