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.
Ray, P., Ishiga, T., Decker, S. R., Turner, G. B. & Craven, K. D. (2015). A novel delivery system for the root Symbiotic Fungus, Sebacina vermifera, and consequent biomass enhancement of low lignin COMT switchgrass lines. BioEnergy Research, , 1-12 doi: 10.1007/s12155-015-9636-8.
Chen, L., Li, X., Li, C., Swoboda, G. A., Young, C. A., Sugawara, K., Leuchtmann, A. & Schardl, C. L. (2015). Drunken horse grass endophytes. Mycologia, 107 (2), doi: 10.3852/15-019.
Paez-Garcia, A., Motes, C. M., Scheible, W-R., Chen, R., Blancaflor, E. B. & Monteros, M. J. (2015). Root traits and phenotyping strategies for plant improvement. Plants, 4 (2), 334-355 doi: 10.3390/plants4020334.
Wang, T-Z, Liu, M., Zhao, M-G, Chen, R. & Zhang, W-H (2015). Identification and characterization of long non-coding RNAs involved in osmotic and salt stress in Medicago truncatula using genome-wide high-throughput sequencing. BMC Plant Biology, 15 (131), doi: 10.1186/s12870-015-0530-5.
Avci, U. & Nakashima, J. (2015). A flat embedding method to orient thin biological samples for sectioning. In Elison B. Blancaflor (Ed.), Plant Gravitropism: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York: Humana Press.
Gill, U. S., Uppalapati, S. R., Nakashima, J. & Mysore, K. S. (2015). Characterization of Brachypodium distachyon as a nonhost model against switchgrass rust pathogen Puccinia emaculata. BMC Plant Biology, 15 (113), doi: 10.1186/s12870-015-0502-9.