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Legacy: Fall 2009

Addition by Subtraction

Agricultural researchers look to refine the cattle culling process and improve the bottom line for livestock producers.

Building on Experience

Mary Sue Butler Clyne brings unique experiences to the nonresident fellows program, a program brings together an exceptional group of scientists, researchers and industry leaders from around the country to perform a candid review of the programs within each of the Noble Research Institute's three operating divisions.

Exploring the World of Viruses

For two decades, the Noble Research Institute has pioneered plant virus research, seeking to better understand these often feared forces of nature.

From Mendel to Molecules

Scientists in Monteros' group at the Noble Research Institute are using molecular breeding to try to improve traits that involve multiple genes, including biomass production under drought conditions and the ability to grow in soils with aluminum toxicity problems.

Researcher Profile: Patrick Zhao

The work of Patrick Zhao, Ph.D., has always been about keeping things on track. Before his time at the Noble Research Institute, he was a central player in the creation of computer networks that governed the pattern of trains moving along China's complex railroads.

The Heart of the Matter

Former postdoc, Mohamed Ali Farag, Ph.D., recalls how his experiences at the Noble Research Institute helped solidify his career.