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October 25, 2018

Yanhai Yin, P3 faculty, professor and chair of genetics, development and cell biology, published new research in the journal Current Biology that details how the protein Feronia works in the model plant Arabidopsis to promote growth and to confer disease resistance in the presence of bacterial pathogens.

October 16, 2018

Ashley Paulsen, a second year P3 student, is attending EPSCOR (Nebraska's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research). This year's theme for the conference is "Microbiomes From Different Habitats: Soil, Water and Gut." 

October 12, 2018

P3 students and faculty attended the 5th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium (IPPS) titled, "From plant, to data, to impact," in Adelaide, Australia.

September 26, 2018

Young is working alongside other researchers using a special chamber to grow plants on Earth that can mimic some of the conditions of space to test the possibilities for the future.

September 21, 2018

Guiping Hu, P3 faculty member, is part of an interdisciplinary team at Iowa State University trying to bridge the gap between agronomy and engineering in an effort to increase efficiency and reduce uncertainty for a range of key agricultural issues.

September 21, 2018

Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, P3 faculty member and professor of mechanical engineering, has received Iowa State’s Pomerantz Award for his accomplishments in teaching and research.

September 21, 2018

P3 co-PI, Patrick Schnable, is a lead team member for the development of CyNet. The team, which includes ISU engineering faculty, was recently awarded a $999,919 grant to help further technology-related research in the world around us, specifically in agriculture and transportation.

May 14, 2018

Julie Dickerson, director of the NSF Research Traineeship for the Predictive Plant Phenomics Program, was the principal investigator and Gaurav Kandoi, a PhD BCB student in her lab, was co-principal investigator on a successful Broadening Participation Allocation that requested computing time and

April 27, 2018

Our NSF Predictive Plant Phenomics Program's research trainees met today to celebrate the end of the spring semester. Over lunch they each shared details about their research projects.

January 08, 2018

We welcome and encourage US citizens, permanent residents, and international students who are enrolled in one of our six participating ISU graduate degree programs to participate in the Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) Program.

January 04, 2018

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September 29, 2017

Seven new PhD candidates joined the NSF Research Traineeship in Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) and received NRT Fellowships for their first year. These students have backgrounds in microbiology, biochemistry, crop science, plant breeding, mechanical engineering, mathematics, and computer science. The P3 Program now has 13 students, including six members from the inaugural cohort who started in fall 2016. The P3 Program is directed by Julie Dickerson, Northrop Grumman Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

September 27, 2017

Two Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engine

June 09, 2017

The Midwest Big Data Hub Digital Agriculture Spoke and Iowa State's Plant Sciences Institute are launching a new research seminar series this summer, Plant Phenomics Phridays. In this series of weekly seminars that kicks off on June 9, challenges and opportunities in the plant sciences will be addressed using novel approaches from diverse disciplines. Speakers in this seminar series include statisticians, biologists, data scientists, and engineers.

March 24, 2017

A team of Iowa State researchers has been awarded funding to study the use of robotics in agriculture. The project is led by mechanical engineering assistant professor Sourabh Bhattacharya who said said the project aims to assist farmers by utilizing robotic components in the field.

January 23, 2017

For many farmers around the world, a bad harvest threatens the health of their families and communities. And the threat is growing as the world experiences unprecedented variation of weather patterns. Iowa State University scientists are working to enhance crop plants’ resiliency in changing environments and identifying potential breeding improvements using the power of data-driven science.

January 13, 2017

A recent issue of Stories, a publication by Iowa State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), focused on advances in high technology and innovations in agriculture. This issue highlighted the research of several P3 Program faculty.

January 13, 2017

The Confocal and Multiphoton Facility, Image Analysis Facility, Microscopy and NanoImaging Facility, and the Roy J. Carver Laboratory for Ultrahigh Resolution Biological Microscopy (part of the Institute for Combinatorial Discovery) are merging into a new Roy J. Carver High Resolution Microscopy Facility (HRMF). Margie Carter, Tracey Stewart, and Curtis Mosher will manage the HRMF, to be administered by the Office of Biotechnology. Existing services will continue without interruption.

November 29, 2016

AAAS honors six Iowa State researchers for distinguished work advancing science - two are P3 Program faculty affiliates

February 15, 2016

MaryAnn Moore recently joined the NRT Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) team as the program coordinator.

October 19, 2015

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 24 new awardees for the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program, designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative models for graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engine

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