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July 3, 2020

Photo taken by Molly Page @idahomolly

Most farmers have experienced the crop loss that comes with environmental issues, pests, and diseases. Experiencing…

July 1, 2020

In April 2019 I wrote about using LaTeX to format dissertations, presentations, blogs, and publications. This post documents a method for generating citations for LaTeX documents. Many citation…

June 23, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic mandating working remotely, it afforded me the opportunity to head home to work while also seeing my family.  When I returned home…

June 23, 2020

TPS Fellow Katie D'Amico-Willman was recently awarded a scholarship to attend the 2020 Summer Instsitute in Statistical Genetics offered by the University of Washington. The institute, which is…

June 5, 2020

In the mid 20th century there was an emerging field of research on novel natural products and their synthetic analogues. Some of these compounds possessed unparalled potential in treating…

May 21, 2020

Catnip (Nepeta cataria) (Image Source: https://michiganflora.net/image.aspx?img=12328&id=1576)

Most cat-owners know that kitties go a bit bonkers over…

April 29, 2020

"As sessile organisms", these plants are unlikley to uproot themselves and walk around. 

(Photo from LibreShot, Martin Vorel © 2017)

I have had an…

April 26, 2020

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program is pleased to announce that TPS Fellow Rebecca Kimmelfield successfully defended her PhD dissertation on Thursday, April 23rd. Rebecca, a member…

April 25, 2020

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program is pleased to announce that Dr. Ashley Yates-Stewart, a 2019 graduate of the TPS program, will soon start a new position with Bayer Crop Sciences…