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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 oppotunity to explore endless scientific possibilities.
Fike, J. H., Butler, T. J. & Mitchell, R. (2014). The agronomy of switchgrass for biomass. In H. Luo, Y. Wu, and C. Kole (Eds.), Compendium of Bioenergy Plants. (pp. 17-66). Boca Raton: CRC Press.
Stief, A., Altmann, S., Hoffman, K., Pant, B. D., Scheible, W-R. & Baurle, I. (2014). Arabidopsis miR156 controls tolerance to recurring environmental stress through SPL transcription factors. Plant Cell, (In press).
Dasgupta, K., Khadilkar, A. S., Sulpice, R., Pant, B. D., Scheible, W-R., Stitt, M. & Ayre, B.G. (2014). Phloem-specific over-expression of SUT2 enhances shoot-root allocation of carbon but can lead to growth inhibition. Plant Physiology, (In press).
Ge, L. & Chen, R. (2014). PHANTASTICA regulates leaf polarity and petiole identity in Medicago truncatula. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 9 (2), e28121 http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/psb.28121.
Zhang, J., Cruz de Carvalho, M. H., Torres-Jerez, I., Kang, Y., Allen, S. N., Huhman, D. V., Tang, Y., Murray, J., Sumner, L. W. & Udvardi, M. K. (2014). Global reprogramming of transcription and metabolism in Medicago truncatula during progressive drought and after re-watering. Plant Cell and Environment, (In press), doi: 10.1111/pce.12328.
Dyachok, J., Sparks, J. A., Liao, F., Wang, Y - S. & Blancaflor, E. B. (2014). Fluorescent protein-based reporters of the actin cytoskeleton in living plant cells: fluorophore variant, actin binding domain and promoter considerations. Cytokeleton, (Epub ahead of print), doi: 10.1002/cm.21174.