University of Illinois iGEM Team: Cleaning up our Crops

University of Illinois iGEM Team: Cleaning up our Crops

Herbicides are an integral component of modern farming. However, glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide in the United States and the main ingredient in formulations like Roundup™, has recently been classified as a probable carcinogen by the International Agency...
Annual Science Retreat: Collaboration the Key to Year 2 Success

Annual Science Retreat: Collaboration the Key to Year 2 Success

More than 200 scientists, researchers, and students attended the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) annual science meeting. After a year of field work, lab research, and literature reviews, the meeting highlighted Integration through...
Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Talking about research and science in a way that makes sense to everyone is a valued skill at CABBI. On Feb. 19, 2019, scientists practiced communicating the work they have been doing within the Feedstock Production, Conversion, and Sustainability Themes at the Carl...
Harvesting Bioenergy Crops

Harvesting Bioenergy Crops

CABBI researchers across the country have been harvesting sorghum, Miscanthus, and other energy crops over the past month. Below is a collection of photos and videos from the Illinois Energy Farm and Iowa State...