Aug 30, 2018
Penn State's Plant Biology Symposium: Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes; a wild and untamed success
The 21st Biennial Penn State Plant Biology Symposium was a four-day event that attracted top scientists from around the world to weave a narrative about the complex and expanding field of phytobiomes
Feb 11, 2018
Unique cohort will support student exploration of agricultural microbiomes
Faculty in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are spearheading an initiative that will provide selected doctoral students with the opportunity for extensive study in the emerging field of agricultural microbiome research.
Feb 06, 2017
Penn State creates new center for microbiome research
A University-wide effort to promote the study of microbiomes has led to the creation of a center for microbiome research at Penn State. Microbiomes are the communities of microorganisms that live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans and the atmosphere.
Aug 03, 2010
Ancient gene family linked to the future of epileptic seizures
A potassium-channel gene belonging to an ancient gene family more than 542 million years old is opening new avenues in epilepsy research, and may one day allow researchers to develop more effective drugs with fewer side effects for the treatment of epileptic seizures.