Energy Sorghum May Combine Best of Annual, Perennial Bioenergy Crops

The annual crop behaves more like the perennial grass miscanthus than maize in the way it efficiently captures light and uses water to produce abundant biomass.

CABBI Welcomes Sustainability Theme PI Jennifer Pett-Ridge

Lawrence Livermore National Lab soil expert joins the team!

Illinois Team Tracks COVID ‘Spike’ Protein, Earns Silver Medal in 2020 iGEM Competition

EDITOR'S UPDATE: The Illinois team's "Viralizer" web tool brought home a silver medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2020 competition. Working virtually, the six-member student team created the tool to model the COVID-19 spike protein as it...

Andrew Leakey: A Q&A With CABBI’s New Director

Andrew Leakey takes over as CABBI is hitting its stride in Year 3 of a five-year, $115 million grant.







CABBI Research Themes

Feedstock Production





New study shows the potential for a #bioeconomy — and GHG benefits — from using CRP land for #bioenergy crop production in the rainfed U.S.

Postdoc Teresa Clark may win the title of "plant lover" at #CABBI. 🌿

This researcher with @BrookhavenLab's Schwender group dedicates her time to improving oil production in #bioenergy crops - to increase appreciation for all plants can offer!


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