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Students in the undergraduate research course BIOL 3900 conducted experiments on plant oils that led to paper published in Plant Biotechnology Journal and was featured on its cover in July 2017.

The course was led by Ph.D. student, Yingqi Cai, and BDI Professor, Kent Chapman.

Cai Y, McClinchie E, Price A, Nguyen TN, Gidda SK, Watt SC, Yurchenko O, Park S, Sturtevant D, Mullen RT, Dyer JM, Chapman KD. Mouse fat storage-inducing transmembrane protein 2 (FIT2) promotes lipid droplet accumulation in plants. Plant Biotechnol J. 2017 Jul;15(7):824-836. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12678.

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