Harvesting Bioenergy Crops

Check out photos and videos from the 2018 harvest season.

Unique Combination of Catalysts Opens Doors to Making Useful Compounds

CABBI Conversion Theme Leader Huimin Zhao is part of a team that developed a new way to aid in making valuable compounds.

University of Illinois iGEM Team Takes on CABBI-funded Synthetic Biology Project

A group of undergraduate students has teamed up with CABBI researchers to pursue an ambitious research project.

Moving Forward: Annual Retreat Focuses on Future Progress

Scenes from the Center’s July 11-12 gathering in Champaign, Ill.

CABBI Research Themes

Feedstock Production





Enjoying our time at the World of Genomics today in St. Louis! Photo 1: teaming up with @RIPEproject to show how genetic engineering makes better plants for food and fuel. Photo 2: Yeast samples provided by Co-PI Bruce Dien from his @USDA_ARS Peoria lab.


Caitlin Moore, a @Illinois_Alma Plant Biology Postdoc Researcher, is one of the first non-faculty-level members of the #CABBI Sustainability theme. Her work revolves around a set of flux towers at the Energy Farm. 🌾

Read the full research profile ➡️ https://t.co/ZZ9tdGDjH9

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