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DOE Grant

December 7, 2016
Pennycress plant

The Ohio State University had brought together an incredible team of 3 researchers to transform the common plant, pennycress, into biofuel. The Department of Energy and The Department on Agriculture have invested $1.1 million into this research. 

National Science Teacher Association Area Conference

December 7, 2016
Teacher inspects the growth and size of plants

On Thursday December 1, CAPS and ABRC hosted the teacher workshop, Sowing the Seeds of Science: Using Plants as a Model to Teach Science Concepts, during the National Science Teacher Association Area Conference in Columbus.

New Plantae Fellow, Courtney Price

November 29, 2016
Plantae Fellow Logo

Courtney Price has been awarded the honor of becoming one of sixteen individuals accepted into the Plantae Fellows program. Plantae is an online global community for individuals interested in plant science. 

Breakfast of Science Champions

November 16, 2016
Young man inspecting the roots of his freshly harvested plant.

 On November 9th, CAPS and ABRC hosted 25 seventh grade scholars from the Columbus City Preparatory Scho

Translational Plant Science in Science

November 10, 2016
Cover of Science magazine for September 2016 issue

The September 2016 issue of the journal Science featured many interesting articles about translational plant sciences. This included one article by Dr. Christoph Benning; one of the 2016 Functional Genomics Workshop presenters.

Molecular Genetics Open Faculty Position

October 14, 2016
Aronoff Laboratory on The Ohio State University Columbus campus

The Department of Molecular Genetics in the College of Arts & Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding candidates using cutting edge techniques to investigate fundamental mechanisms in plant developmental and/or cell biology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program and teach courses in their area of expertise. The candidate will be eligible for membership in University Centers including The Center for Applied Plant Sciences. The hire will join a departmental faculty who study fundamental biological questions using a wide variety of model organisms, and will become part of a strong campus-wide plant biology community.

Click PDF icon PlantBioSearch.pdf for a detailed description of the faculty position opening. 

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