From mushrooms to mildews, fungi form the webs of life. Botany faculty and students are working to expand our knowledge of their roles and powers.
Month: June 2022
How Does Life Begin?
Botany PhD student Lena Vincent pursues the biggest question in her research on the chemical origins of life.
Maeda Lab identifies key gene mutation that increases amino acid production and carbon dioxide consumption
If scientists could add a trait like this to crops or drug-producing plants, it could help them produce more chemicals naturally while reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.