Rebecca Smith's interest in plants goes back to high school. Now, she's at the forefront of research on a tough problem in the world of plant biochemistry: engineering digestible lignin to maximize the efficiency of biomass processing.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) for an additional five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and products currently derived from petroleum.
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