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Hop yard takes root in Geneva

Jul 8, 2013

A one-acre hop yard was established June 30 as a research planting to bolster the hops revival in New York. The team will soon develop a New York hops grower’s guide as well.


Turgeon featured in "Harnessing the Flow of Data from Fungi at JGI"

Jun 14, 2013

Gillian Turgeon is featured in a video discussing how JGI is helping to unlock the secrets encoded in the genomes of fungi to advance a better understanding of the global carbon cycle and to develop new biotechnology products, next-generation biofuels, and medicines.

Geneva greenhouses to get $4.7 million upgrade

Apr 26, 2013

The two-year project, which begins in May and was funded by money released by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will reconstruct 21,000 square feet of greenhouses at NYSAES. Improvements will boost research capacity and optimize energy efficiency.

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Gillian Turgeon elected to American Academy of Microbiology

Mar 20, 2013

The American Academy of Microbiology recognized Gillian Turgeon for the work she and her students and postdocs have made in the fundamental advances in our understanding of molecular mechanisms of fungal pathogenicity to plants and the genetic basis and evolutionary history of fungal reproductive strategies.


DNA editor named runner-up breakthrough of 2012

Feb 25, 2013

A discovery that allows scientists to precisely edit genomes for everything from crop improvement to human gene therapy, was named runner-up for Science magazine's 2012 Breakthrough of the Year.