Minkenberg Receives Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug Int'l Scholars Program Fellowship
March 30, 2015
Bastian Minkenberg, Plant Biology Ph.D. student in Dr. Yinong Yang's lab, is the recipient of a prestigious 2015 Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program Fellowship. This program supports students working on rice or wheat breeding.
Sara Klee Receives APS Travel Award
March 17, 2015
Sara Klee (Ph.D. candidate in Plant Pathology) received an American Phytopathological Society Graduate Student Travel Award ($500) during the APS Potomac Division meeting in Rehoboth, DE, March 11-13, 2015.
Yang Research Group Published New Genome Editing Approach in PNAS
March 5, 2015
PPEM congratulates former postdoc Kabin Xie, Ph.D. student Bastian Minkenberg, and Associate Professor Yinong Yang for their publication in PNAS documenting an innovative method to improve genome editing technology.
Exhibition Highlights Mushroom Research
February 19, 2015
The exhibition, "Mushrooms: A Tribute to the Kneebone Mushroom Reference Library," is on display Feb. 25 to May 7, in the Sidewater Commons, 102 Pattee Library on the University Park campus. Leon R. Kneebone, Professor Emeritus of botany and plant pathology, donated his private library to create a working library for researchers in all fields of mushroom cultivation and mycology.