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A new study led by Illinois plant scientists demonstrates the speed, convenience and precision of a new method to confirm the results of transgenic work.

A new study led by Illinois plant scientists demonstrates the speed, convenience and precision of a new method to confirm the results of transgenic work.

Joanna Shisler, Associate Professor of Microbiology, with Dr. Brian Ward from the University of Rochester, awarded grant to study the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) to identify ways to regulate its underlying proteins to formulate cures for infections and diseases such as cancer.

Joanna Shisler, Associate Professor of Microbiology, with Dr. Brian Ward from the University of Rochester, awarded grant to study the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) to formulate cures for infections and diseases such as cancer.

William Metcalf, Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology and IGB theme leader, with colleague Neil Kelleher report new way to speed up the process of discovering medically beneficial natural products.

William Metcalf, Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology and IGB theme leader, with colleague Neil Kelleher report new way to speed up the process of discovering medically beneficial natural products.

Seven University of Illinois researchers have been named to the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list for 2015, including Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences Donald Ort and Gutgsell Professor in Crop Sciences and Plant Biology Stephen Long.

Seven University of Illinois researchers have been named 2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers, including Donald Ort, Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, and Stephen Long, Gutgsell Professor in Crop Sciences and Plant Biology.

Illinois and Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, have signed an agreement to implement a commercialization strategy for IP developed under the Gates RIPE project.

Illinois and Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, have signed an agreement to implement a commercialization strategy for IP developed under the Gates RIPE project.

The Computing Genomes in Reproductive Health theme employs game theory - the study of competition and conflict - to better understand how factors such as infection or genetic predisposition can cause preterm birth.

The Computing Genomes in Reproductive Health theme employs game theory - the study of competition and conflict - to better understand how factors such as infection or genetic predisposition can cause preterm birth.

The University of Illinois has been awarded a 3-year, $5 million grant from the DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy as part of its OPEN 2015 funding initiative (ARPA-E OPEN).

The University of Illinois has been awarded a 3-year, $5 million grant from the DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy as part of its OPEN 2015 funding initiative (ARPA-E OPEN).

IGB Director Gene Robinson remarks in a Science Perspective on a recent study showing male prairie voles who roam widely looking for mates have poorer spatial memory than more faithful male counterparts.

IGB Director Gene Robinson remarks in a Science Perspective on a recent study showing male prairie voles who roam widely looking for mates have poorer spatial memory than more faithful male counterparts.

A new study concerning historical losses in crop quality and yield from ground-level ozone shows ozone emissions have reduced soybean and corn yields significantly over the last 30 years.

A new study concerning historical losses in crop quality and yield from ground-level ozone shows ozone emissions have reduced soybean and corn yields significantly over the last 30 years.

Professor of Crop Science and Plant Biology Stephen Long to speak at public session of the Paris Climate Change Conference concerning the research challenges associated with developing a climate-smart agri-food system.

Professor of Crop Science and Plant Biology Stephen Long to speak at public session of the Paris Climate Change Conference concerning the research challenges associated with developing a climate-smart agri-food system.