The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Plant Biology News

The three-year term is an elected position that is voted upon by the membership of the Academy " the honorific arm of the American Society for Microbiology.
Using genome sequencing programs and computer clusters at Penn State and abroad, Mark Guiltinan and colleagues have mapped the cacao genome and are working to breed better, more disease-resistant cacao plants.
Dr. Bevilacqua, a professor of chemistry at Penn State and co-director of the Huck Institutes' Center for RNA Molecular Biology, has been honored by the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society with the 2012 C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Consuelo De Moraes and Steven Schiff honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Three of the Huck Institutes' graduate programs were ranked among the nation's best in the latest report from the National Research Council (NRC). The NRC study ranked 5,000 doctoral programs from 212 universities in over 60 fields.