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Plant Biology
Forage Improvement
Agricultural Research
Medicago Genomics
Medicago Genomics
Knowledge gained from research on Medicago truncatula is being utilized to improve important forage and grain legumes. A link to all three divisions at the Noble Foundation.
Summer Research Scholars Program
Summer Research Scholars
The program is more than just an internship; it's a chance to conduct actual research. It's an opportunity to explore endless scientific possibilities.
Dyachok, J., Paez-Garcia, A., Yoo, C. M., Palanichelvam, K. & Blancaflor, E. B. (2016). Fluorescence imaging of the cytoskeleton in plant roots. In Ray H. Gavin (Ed.), Cytoskeleton Methods and Protocols : Methods and Protocols. (pp. 139-153). Springer New York: Springer Science & Business Media New York.
Nagaraj, S., Senthil-Kumar, M., Ramu, V. S., Wang, K. & Mysore, K. S. (2016). Plant ribosomal proteins, RPL12 and RPL19, play a role in nonhost disease resistance against bacterial pathogens. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6 (1192), 1-10 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.01192.
Li, P., Chen, B., Wen, J. Q., Mysore, K. S., Zhao, J., Zhang, G., Chen, L., Dong, Q., Wen, J. Q., Mysore, K. S. & Zhao, J. (2016). Regulation of anthocyanin and proanthocyanidin biosynthesis by Medicago truncatula bHLH transcription factor MtTT8. New Phytologist, (Epub ahead of print), doi: 10.1111/nph.13816.
Madhaiyan, M., Alex, T. H., Ngoh, S. T., Prithiviraj, B. & Ji, L. (2015). Leaf-residing Methylobacterium species fix nitrogen and promote biomass and seed production in Jatropha curcas. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 8 (222), doi: 10.1186/s13068-015-0404-y.
Srivastava, A. C., Chen, F., Ray, T., Pattathil, S., Pena, M. J., Avci, U., Li, H., Huhman, D. V., Backe, J., Urbanowicz, B., Miller, J. S., Bedair, M., Wyman, C. E., Sumner, L. W., York, W. S., Hahn, M. G., Dixon, R. A., Blancaflor, E. B. & Tang, Y. (2015). Loss of function of folylpolyglutamate synthetase 1 reduces lignin content and improves cell wall digestibility in Arabidopsis. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 8 (224), doi: 10.1186/s13068-015-0403-z.
Horvath, B., Domonkos, A., Kereszt, A., Szucs, S., Abraham, E., Ayaydin, F., Boka, K., Chen, Y., Chen, R., Murray, J., Udvardi, M. K., Kondorosi, E. & Kalo, P. (2015). Loss of the nodule-specific cysteine rich peptide, NCR169 abolishes symbiotic nitrogen fixation in the Medicago truncatula dnf7 mutant. PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), 112 (49), 15232-15237 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1500777112.