Monthly Archives: June 2017

Amy and Katy funded by NSF to study medicago/rhizobia mutualisms!

NSF IOS Award #1645875 Systems genetics of symbiotic quality in legume-rhizobium mutualism. We are going to build “symbiosis networks” using genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic data to determine the molecular underpinnings of high and low partner quality in the medicago/sinorhizobium mutualism. Can I get a woo woo! Go team!

FFAR funds Crops in silico

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded Principal Investigator Amy Marshall-Col√≥n, Assistant Professor of Plant Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, $274,000 to continue her research in support of Crops in silico (Cis), a project to develop a suite of virtual plant models that may help resolve a growing gap read more »