A model developed by a #CABBI team at @UofIllinois provides a better understanding of why farmers adopt perennial bioenergy crops. They're influenced more by economic factors than social/environmental concerns.

Read the feature in @Advancesengi!
🌱 https://advanceseng.com/adoption-perennial-energy-crops-us-midwest-causal-heterogeneous-determinants/

Our paper on a versatile, automated, and high throughput end-to-end platform for plasmid construction has just been published (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-30355-y). This PlasmidMaker tool should be highly useful for basic and applied biology research. Congrats to the whole team!

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CABBI Team Develops Automated Platform for Plasmid Production

PlasmidMaker has a user-friendly web interface with which researchers can intuitively visualize and assemble the perfect plasmid for their needs.

Researchers Develop Powerful Strategy for Creating New-to-Nature Enzymes

CABBI team achieves elusive biocatalytic reaction, building on previous work that repurposes natural enzymes with light.

Soil-Plant Interactions and More: A Q&A With Marshall McDaniel

Get to know the newest CABBI Sustainability Investigator from Iowa State.

Building a Better Bioenergy Crop: A Q&A With Erik Sacks

Feedstock Production Deputy Theme Leader discusses the future of CABBI as well as miscanthus and cane research.

CABBI Director on Capitol Hill

Watch Andrew Leakey’s testimony before Congress on bioenergy R&D for the fuels and chemicals of tomorrow!

CROPSR: A New Tool to Accelerate Genetic Discoveries

CABBI scientists developed the first open-source software tool for genome-wide design and evaluation of guide RNA sequences for CRISPR experiments, reducing the challenge of working with crops and accelerating experimental design.

CABBI Brochures

CABBI in Brief 2022, a two-page read on the basics of the Center

CABBI 2022, a four-page brochure on the Center after four years of operations

Filling the Gaps and Defining the Future of Bioenergy, CABBI overview published January 2018