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Creating Innovative Bio-based Solutions

Processing Plant Materials to Create a Sustainable Bio-based Economy

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We're the BioDiscovery Institute.

The BioDiscovery Institute delivers research solutions to underpin the utilization of biosystems for production of food/feed, polymers, construction materials, bioactive molecules, and biofuels. The institute operates through a pipeline linking sustainable plant production platforms, metabolic engineering and the development of new materials. The institute touts a multidisciplinary team of researchers committed to collaborating on large research projects with an emphasis on application of findings and solutions to meet market issues and needs.


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Genomics Center

RNA & DNA Sequencing Services

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BioAnalytical Facility

Metabolomics & Lipdiomics Services

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BDI Director Kent Chapman and former student Jantana Keereetaweep honored by the International Symposium on Plant LipidsKent Chapman lab Jojoba reserachToni Kutchan - BDI Distinguished Speaker SeriesDiscovering the secret of longevity in Ginkgo biloba treesLuis Herrera-Estrella - BDI Distinguished Speaker SeriesDr. Dickstein Denton Record-Chronicle Column Dixon Lab Publication
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