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April 24, 2015

As spring approaches, thousands of farmers across the Midwest are preparing for planting, knowing well the importance of their work...

Softwood pine tracheary elements (TEs)

Press Release

April 20, 2015

Scientists today demonstrated the potential for softwoods to process more easily into pulp and paper if engineered to incorporate a...

David Duncan

Research Spotlight

April 14, 2015

David Duncan loves to think about dirt, and a quick glance at his family tree could lead one to believe...

Anna Cates

Research Spotlight

April 09, 2015

Traversing the landscape of the Upper Midwest, there is a high likelihood you’ll see corn fields. Lots and lots of...

microbial lipids

Press Release

March 30, 2015

Lipids derived from oil-rich microorganisms such as bacteria, yeast and microalgae offer a promising source of renewable fuels and chemicals....

Research Spotlight

March 20, 2015

For many college students, summer provides a chance to test-drive future career paths. When Gina Lewin took advantage of such...

Jeff Piotrowski

Press Release

March 09, 2015

Scientists at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) reported today the discovery of a chemical compound called poacic acid...

David Stevenson and Daniel Amador-Noguez

Research Spotlight

February 26, 2015

“In high school,” Daniel Amador-Noguez recalls, “I took a science class where one of the lectures was all about the...

100th Patent

Media Coverage

February 25, 2015

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), one of three bioenergy research centers established in 2007 by the U.S. Department...

Vera Swanson

Media Coverage

February 25, 2015

Before last summer, Vera Swanson’s only exposure to plant sciences had been through classes in introductory biology. That changed big-time...


Media Coverage

February 19, 2015

Johnson Controls began when founder Warren Johnson invented the thermostat in 1885, and today the Milwaukee-based controls company is working...

Media Coverage

February 09, 2015

Scott Swinton is an agricultural and resource economist whose research on linkages between agricultural production and environmental management has been...