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University of Illinois awarded $3.1M to develop all-terrain rovers for high-throughput field phenotyping

Illinois will be the lead institution on the Mobile Energy-crop Phenotyping Platform (MEPP), working in partnership with researchers from Cornell University and Signetron Inc.

IGB Director Gene Robinson received an honorary doctoral degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for his scientific leadership and groundbreaking contribution to the molecular basis of social behavior.

IGB Director Gene Robinson received an honorary doctoral degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for his scientific leadership and groundbreaking contribution to the molecular basis of social behavior.

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Ting Lu and colleagues have uncovered new insights into fermentation, opening new possibilities for advanced biofuel development.

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Ting Lu and colleagues have uncovered new insights into fermentation, opening new possibilities for advanced biofuel development.

A course organized by animal biologist Alison Bell through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), “How Genomics is Changing Everything,” covered topics such as cell division, genomics of plant breeding, and bioengineering for local community members.

A course organized by animal biologist Alison Bell through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), “How Genomics is Changing Everything,” covered topics such as cell division, genomics of plant breeding, and bioengineering for local community members.

A study of limestone deposits within the Anio Novus aqueduct in Rome has allowed Illinois researchers led by geologist Bruce Fouke to report an actual estimate for the aqueduct’s flow rate.

A study of limestone deposits within the Anio Novus aqueduct in Rome has allowed Illinois researchers led by geologist Bruce Fouke to report an actual estimate for the aqueduct’s flow rate.

Computer scientist Saurabh Sinha and colleagues use biological knowledge and bioinformatic algorithms to predict dynamics of gene regulation.

Computer scientist Saurabh Sinha and colleagues use biological knowledge and bioinformatic algorithms to predict dynamics of gene regulation.

Recent genomic research from Animal Sciences Professor Alfred Roca and others has prompted a petition that calls for the reclassification of African elephants from one threatened species to two endangered species.

Recent genomic research from Animal Sciences Professor Alfred Roca and others has prompted a petition that calls for the reclassification of African elephants from one threatened species to two endangered species.

IGB members Huimin Zhao, Charles Schroeder, and team have observed how genome-editing proteins find specific targets, which could lead to better diseease treatment gene therapies.

IGB members Huimin Zhao, Charles Schroeder, and team have observed how genome-editing proteins find specific targets, which could lead to better disease treatment gene therapies.

A breakthrough made by a collaborative team of researchers, including Founder Professor of Bioengineering and Physics Jun Song, has implications for better targeted cancer treatment protocols.

A breakthrough made by a collaborative team of researchers, including Founder Professor of Bioengineering and Physics Jun Song, has implications for better targeted cancer treatment protocols.

IGB faculty member Saurabh Sinha and Director Gene Robinson, with an international consortium of 52 scientists, used comparative genomics to discover evolution of bee society is associated with increases in complexity of gene regulation.

IGB faculty Saurabh Sinha and Director Gene Robinson, with an international consortium of 52 scientists, used comparative genomics to discover evolution of bee society is associated with increases in complexity of gene regulation.