Pizza, Cookies and Science
At AgBiome we continue the grand tradition of participating in science seminars. It takes us back to our student days when we could stretch our grocery budget farther if we attended seminars with free pizza and cookies.[..]
Many of you may be wondering, “What is formulations and what happens in a formulations lab?” And no, formulation scientists do not spend their days mixing formula for infants, although our lab might smell better if they did. Formulations is the[..]
Did you know that the average American eats 124 lbs of potatoes a year, that the potato was the first vegetable to be grown in space, and Vincent van Gogh painted four still-life canvases devoted entirely to the potato!?
The 2018 AgBiome Summer Internship participants. Pictured from left to right: Morgan Rose, Megan Mackowiak, Madison Rackear, Jacob Hyman, Leah Gilmore, and Saunia Withers.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, JUNE 14, 2018 -- AgBiome, LLC has recently been awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the area of nematology. The project, entitled “Biological Nematicides for Root and Tuber Crops”,[..]
Did you know bacteria have immune systems? Yes, even bacteria need to have a way to fight off viruses that make them sick! Bacterial immune systems differ from human immune systems - humans are multicellular and can dedicate whole organs, and[..]
Sharing from the UC Davis News site:
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded AgBiome a new multi-year grant, entitled "Broad-Spectrum Biological Control of Fungal Diseases," which will fund the evaluation and[..]
A policy paper published today in the journal Science highlights the importance of applying microbiome research to address critical issues in agriculture and other areas. AgBiome founder and Scientific advisory board member Jeff Dangl and AgBiome[..]