The Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) and the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) had an eventful year in 2016 when it comes to engaging the community in science learning.
Over the summer, CAPS and ABRC participated in the Building with Biology project, a nationwide effort to engage the public in learning more about synthetic biology.
The 9th Tripartite Meeting: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology for Wellness was held October 30th through November 2nd in Maresias, SP, Brazil.
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.
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.
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.