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.
We are pleased to share that members of the Caps Scientific Team CMAP (Converting Greenhouse Gases into High-Value Materials) were recently published in the Smart Materials and Structures Journal.
On November 9th, CAPS and ABRC hosted 25 seventh grade scholars from the Columbus City Preparatory Scho
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.
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 PlantBioSearch.pdf for a detailed description of the faculty position opening.