IGB Symposium Celebrates Discovery

IGB Symposium Celebrates Discovery

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bill Ogren’s discovery of Rubisco oxygenase, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at Illinois will host “Rubisco Oxygenase: 50 Years of Progress and Looking Into the Future.” The symposium features a public lecture...
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...