By manipulating a plant’s metabolic pathways, JBEI’s Henrik Scheller and Dominique Loqué, have figured out a way to genetically rewire plants to allow for an exceptionally high level of control over the spatial pattern of gene expression, while at the same time boosting expression to very high levels. More>
The competition seeks developed technologies with concrete performance data and/or a prototype, and first available for licensing or purchase in 2014. Contact Suzanne Storar (x4306) by Nov. 5 with proposed nominees or questions. The Lab’s past R&D 100 award winners are listed here. More>
Updates include new videos that explain benefits, rising supplemental disability costs for shorter waiting periods, and Western Health Advantage expansion in northern California. Open Enrollment continues through. Nov. 25.
The Distinguished Scientist Seminar features Marc Strous of the University of Calgary, who will speak on “Microbial Element Cycling: The Big Picture,” at 10:30 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>
The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria plaza. The café will offer four “street food” stations, with $4 entrees. They include German bratwurst with and sauerkraut, chicken gyros, braised pork carnitas tacos, and Tandoori chicken wraps. Go here to learn more about today’s festival.