University of Illinois iGEM Team: Cleaning up our Crops

The Illinois iGEM team is tackling glyphosate to clean up herbicides. This fall, they presented their research in Boston.

iBioFAB: Reimagining our Approach to Synthetic Biology

Foundry automates research, allows scientists to concentrate on planning and building experiments.

Getting to the Root: Finzi Lab Team at the Illinois Energy Farm

Ryan Quinn and Julia Masterman traveled from the East Coast to the Midwestern heartland to do some digging into what’s going on below the surface of bioenergy.

Annual Science Retreat: Collaboration the Key to Year 2 Success

More than 200 scientists, researchers, and students attended the CABBI annual science meeting.

CABBI Research Themes

Feedstock Production





The @UIUC_Biodiesel group has had a very hard-working semester and recently they got to show it off to @aocs. Thanks for the great pictures! 📸#handsonlearning #biodiesel #pilotplant #bioprocessing #ACESculture


Upside of studying at a major research institution? Access to equipment takes learning to a whole new level. Thanks to a joint research project with @CABBIbio, our students got a chance to measure photosynthesis in Agronomy 183!

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