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DOE Funds Major Bioenergy Research Center At Illinois Through IGB and iSEE

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is doubling down on energy research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, funding a multi-million dollar Bioenergy Research Center to provide scientific breakthroughs for a new generation of sustainable, cost-effective biofuels and bioproducts.

Stephen Long to Speak at Paris Climate Convention

Agricultural innovation is needed now — not later — to avoid food shortages in a world with an ever-changing climate and a growing population.

That’s the message University of Illinois Professor of Crop Science and Plant Biology Stephen P. Long hopes to impress upon an audience of lawmakers, thought leaders, political staff members, and concerned citizens at a Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, public session of the Paris Climate Change Conference.

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