The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.
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.
Johnson, T. J., Jahandideh, A., Johnson, M. D., Fields, K. H., Richardson, J. W., Muthukumarappan, K., Cao, Y., Gu, Z., Halfmann, C., Zhou, R. & Gibbons, W. R. (2016). Producing next-generation biofuels from filamentous cyanobacteria: An economic feasibility analysis. Algal Research, 20, 218-228 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2016.10.020.
Dumitrache, A., Natzke, J., Rodriguez, Jr., M., Yee, K. L., Thompson, O. A., Poovaiah, C. R., Shen, H., Mazarei, M., Baxter, H. L., Fu, C-X., Wang, Z - Y., Biswal, A. J., Li, G., Tang, Y., Stewart Jr., C. N., Dixon, R. A., Nelson, R. S., Mohnen, D., Mielenz, J. R., Brown, S. D. & Davison, B. H. (2016). Transgenic switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) targeted for reduced recalcitrance to bioconversion: a two-year comparative analysis of field-grown lines modified for target gene or genetic element expression. Plant Biotechnology Journal, (epub ahead of print), doi: 10.1111/pbi.12666.
Yin, Q., Shen, G., Chang, Z., Tang, Y., Gao, H. & Pang, Y. (2016). Involvement of three putative glucosyltransferases from the UGT72 family in flavonol glucoside/rhamnoside biosynthesis in Lotus japonicus seeds. Journal of Experimental Botany, (epub ahead of print), doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw420.
Takahashi, M., Umetsu, K., Oono, Y., Higaki, T., Blancaflor, E. B. & Rahman, A. (2016). SMALL ACIDIC PROTEIN 1 (SMAP1) and SCFTIR1 ubiquitin proteasome pathway act in concert to induce 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid-mediated alteration of actin in Arabidopsis roots. Plant Journal, (epub ahead of print), doi: 10.1111/tpj.13433.
Meng, Y., Hou, Y., Wang, H., Ji, R., Liu, B., Wen, J. Q., Niu, L. & Lin, H. (2016). Targeted mutagenesis by CRISPR/Cas9 system in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Plant Cell Reports, (epub), doi: 10.1007/s00299-016-2069-9.
Qiu, F., Fine, D. D., Wherritt, D. J., Lei, Z. & Sumner, L. W. (2016). PlantMAT: A Metabolomics Tool for Predicting the Specialized Metabolic Potential of a System and for Large-scale Metabolite Identifications. Analytical Chemistry, (epub), doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b00906.