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Researchers report Science an increase in plant productivity by boosting levels of three proteins involved in photosynthesis, showing increases of 14 to 20 percent in the growth of modified tobacco plants.

Researchers report Science an increase in plant productivity by boosting levels of three proteins involved in photosynthesis, showing increases of 14 to 20 percent in the growth of modified tobacco plants.

On Saturday, November 12, over 500 adults and children from the surrounding community gathered at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum to explore topics in genomics and biology at IGB's fifth annual Genome Day.

On Saturday, November 12, over 500 adults and children from the surrounding community gathered at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum to explore topics in genomics and biology at IGB's fifth annual Genome Day.

iGEM team creates innovative promoter library to provide researchers greater control of gene expression, takes home bronze medal.

iGEM team creates innovative promoter library to provide researchers greater control of gene expression, takes home bronze medal.

Five of the eight University of Illinois researchers named to the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016 (previously known as the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list) are IGB members.

Five of the eight University of Illinois researchers named to the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016 (previously known as the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list) are IGB members.

Scientists predict that modern soybean crops produce more leaves than needed to the detriment of yield.

Scientists predict that modern soybean crops produce more leaves than needed to the detriment of yield.

Anthropology professor Ripan Malhi with inhabitants of Canada’s northwest coast collaborated on a genetic study of First Nations peoples – both present day and ancient.

Anthropology professor Ripan Malhi with inhabitants of Canada’s northwest coast collaborated on a genetic study of First Nations peoples – both present day and ancient.

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Patrick Degnan of Microbiology will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled "CRISPR capture: surveillance of AMR in mobile microbiomes."

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Patrick Degnan of Microbiology will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled "CRISPR capture: surveillance of AMR in mobile microbiomes."

Professor of Geology and Microbiology Bruce Fouke and internationally known nature photographer Tom Murphy recently published The The Art of Yellowstone Science: Mammoth Hot Springs as a Window on the Universe.

Professor of Geology and Microbiology Bruce Fouke and internationally known nature photographer Tom Murphy recently published The The Art of Yellowstone Science: Mammoth Hot Springs as a Window on the Universe.

Physicists Nigel Goldenfeld and Chi Xue make detailed predictions about an intriguing mechanism of genomic evolution in new study.

Physicists Nigel Goldenfeld and Chi Xue make detailed predictions about an intriguing mechanism of genomic evolution in new study.

Genome Day is nearly here! Join us at the Orpheum Children’s Museum to learn about DNA, genes, genomes, and evolution in an approachable manner for all ages.

Genome Day is nearly here! Join us at the Orpheum Children’s Museum to learn about DNA, genes, genomes, and evolution in an approachable manner for all ages.