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Phytobiome Initiative Seminar by L. Jamie Lamit
November 1, 2016
What's Hidden in the Bog? Sequencing the Peatland Microbiome, from Individual Plants to the Globe
Microbiome Research Networking Event
September 29, 2016
A University Wide Microbiome Research Networking Event will take place on October 17 at 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the Life Sciences Bridge.
NSF-USDA Plant Biotic Interactions
September 6, 2016
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity
NSF announced its support to Microbiome Research in May 2016 with a ‘Dear Colleague Letter: Supporting Research Advances in Microbiomes’
September 6, 2016
Advances in the study of the complexity of the microbial world and the microbes that live in, on, and around plants and animals (the microbiome) are rapidly impacting the fields of human health, food and agriculture, energy, water and environmental resources, and driving industrial innovation.
Phytopathology News, Volume 50
May 10, 2016
January 1, 2016. APS Is About to Launch New Phytobiomes Open Access Journal. The new Open Access journal, Phytobiomes, will be a transdisciplinary journal covering research on any form of life associated with plants, as well as genomics, computational biology, climate change, and more.
Phytobiome Network Becomes a Reality
May 10, 2016
February 11, 2016. The College of Agricultural Sciences phytobiome network held its first event on February 10th and moves Penn State's microbiome initiative forward.
College of Agricultural Sciences promotes interdisciplinary research initiatives
May 10, 2016
February 17, 2016. Six projects have received funding from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences under its Strategic Initiatives and Networks Program. Sponsored by the college's Office of Research and Graduate Education, the program aims to increase the capacity for interdisciplinary research within the college and the University by strengthening existing programs and promoting formation of new interdisciplinary research partnerships.