Navigation Links
Former ASPB president leading sustainable bioenergy education project
Date:2/8/2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Richard Amasino, former president of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), has received a nearly $4.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to strengthen K󈝼 education related to sustainable bioenergy production.

Amasino and co-Principal Investigator Hedi Baxter Lauffer, who are both at the University of WisconsinMadison (UW), will develop a partnership involving UW researchers, students and faculty at the College of Menominee Nation (CMN), and K󈝸 educators in northern Wisconsin to prepare rural youth for bioenergy- and sustainability-related careers. The project, which is known as POSOHmeaning "hello" in the Menominee languagewill also connect researchers at UW and CMN.

The multicultural education model of POSOH will embrace learning both traditional (from Native American collaborators) and scientific ways of understanding sustainability; this includes recent developments from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), housed at UW, and the Sustainable Development Institute, based at CMN. The educational aspect of this project will emphasize what being carbon-neutral means and the fundamental concepts related to what is typically called the carbon cycle.

"We have a unique opportunity with this grant to bring together a combination of educators, keepers of traditional knowledge, and scientists to learn collectively about sustainability from multiple perspectives," explained Lauffer. "Through this collaboration, we will develop learning resources that integrate scientific approaches with traditional ways of knowing so that students can recognize the value and relevance of culturally learned knowledge in the scientific context."

Amasino is distinguished professor of biochemistry at UW and recently served as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute professor, re
'/>"/>

Contact: Adam Fagen
afagen@aspb.org
301-296-0898
American Society of Plant Biologists
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Major source of radon exposure overlooked at former Ohio uranium-processing plant
2. Former NASA astronaut Bonnie J. Dunbar to speak at NJITs biomedical engineering seminar
3. NOAA researchers: Blue whales re-establishing former migration patterns
4. BIO-key Retains Former Senior FBI Official as Strategic Advisor and Consultant
5. The Science Coalitions 10 questions for the presidential debate
6. Haag honored with Presidential Early Career Scientists Award
7. Small changes can lead to big rewards, says ASN president
8. Press statement on new CDC MRSA study from SHEA president
9. Innerscope Research(R) Appoints Digital Leader, Andre Marquis, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
10. APS commends President Obamas memorandum on scientific integrity
11. Innerscope Research(R) Appoints Digital Leader, Andre Marquis, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/21/2015)... , May 21, 2015 ... Imaging Market by Solutions (Hardware, Software, Services), by Applications ... & others), by End-Users (Military & Defense & ... MarketsandMarkets, Thermal Imaging Market is expected to grow ... by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate ...
(Date:5/19/2015)... GOTHENBURG, Sweden , May 18, 2015 ... touch fingerprint sensors FPC1020, FPC1025, FPC1145, FPC1155 and FPC1035 from ... place from June until and including Q3 2015 and the ... Asia . Communicated order values for 2015 hereby amount ... revenues for Q1 2015 of 140 MSEK and a number ...
(Date:5/14/2015)... May 14, 2015 Research and Markets ... "Fingerprint Sensors Market in Smart Mobile Devices " ... believes that 2014 was a watershed year for fingerprint ... of ,Apple Pay,. Apple gave fingerprint sensors a raison ... service. Fingerprint sensors are a must-have feature in flagship ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 2Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 3Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 4Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 230 Million and Raises Revenue Guidance for 2015 2Global Smart Mobile Devices Fingerprint Sensors Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Authentec, Validity Sensors, Fingerprint Cards, Next Biometrics Group. IDEX, and Qualcomm 2
... Anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, in addition to causing ... them to turn progressively acidic. This change has severe ... in the latest edition of the journal Science ... of the Earth,s oceans has undergone profound changes, although none ...
... The American Cancer Society estimates that 44,000 new cases ... 37,000 people will die from the disease. These are not ... to rush through replication and then stops them cold, ... M phase. Healthy cells that don,t rush are unharmed. ...
... from Parkinson,s disease, a disorder of the nervous system ... world,s population ages, it,s estimated that the number of ... several effective therapies that treat Parkinson,s symptoms, nothing slows ... what exactly causes the disease, evidence points to one ...
Cached Biology News:Oceans acidifying faster today than in past 300 million years 2Tortoise and the hare: New drug stops rushing cancer cells, slow and steady healthy cells unharmed 2Parkinson's disease stopped in animal model 2Parkinson's disease stopped in animal model 3
(Date:5/21/2015)... 21, 2015 As part of its ... (BDWMC), Sun Health Foundation funded a $3.25 million project ... pharmacy with the most up-to-date features and technology. , ... The pharmacy's 45 staff members will begin moving from ... in the coming days. , The current pharmacy ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 2015 Veolia’s environmental monitoring technology ... American distribution agreement with VWR to distribute TECTA™ ... more than 160 years of experience, VWR, a ... laboratory and production facilities, has cultivated a value ... services to enable science. Endetec’s TECTA™ B16, ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... 20, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Top Technologies in HW_Technical Insights" report to their ... evaluated technology trends in the Health and Wellness sector ... to have an impact in the year 2015. The ... top 10 health and wellness technologies that are anticipated ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... , May 20, 2015  Select Medical Corporation ... Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the ... Act of 1976, as amended, applicable to the ... Corporation, a joint venture that Select has created ... As previously announced, MJ Acquisition Corporation has ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sun Health Foundation Provides $3.25M to Expand, Relocate Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center Pharmacy 2Sun Health Foundation Provides $3.25M to Expand, Relocate Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center Pharmacy 3Veolia’s TECTA™ B16 Instrument for E. Coli Detection is Offered Exclusively Through VWR 2Top Technologies in the Health and Wellness Industry 2015 2Select Medical Corporation's Proposed Acquisition of Concentra Inc. through Joint Venture with Welsh Carson Receives Antitrust Clearance 2
... 30 Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE Amex: ... in China, today announced that the Company has initiated ... the new influenza A (H1N1) strain, Swine Flu, which ... the world. Sinovac has contacted various Chinese government authorities ...
... Outside In" Program to Launch at the Annual Oncology Nursing ... (Nasdaq: AMGN ) and ONS Edge , a ... they will partner alongside celebrity make-up artist and cancer survivor ... with Cancer From the Outside In . The initiative is ...
... Tigris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held drug development company, ... molecule, AFP-464, during the recent AACR 100th Annual Meeting ... advancement in the treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer, ... cancer," stated Edmundo Muniz, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sinovac Initiates Preparatory Activities for Swine Flu Vaccine 2Sinovac Initiates Preparatory Activities for Swine Flu Vaccine 3Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign 2Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign 3Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign 4Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign 5Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign 6Tigris Pharmaceuticals Presents Results of Breast Cancer Research at AACR Annual Meeting 2Tigris Pharmaceuticals Presents Results of Breast Cancer Research at AACR Annual Meeting 3Tigris Pharmaceuticals Presents Results of Breast Cancer Research at AACR Annual Meeting 4
B-FABP (FL-132)...
Roll of Mesh 5m x 25cm...
Oven mesh sheets, large, 23 x 23cm, pack of 5...
... Protein Phosphatase-2A (PPase-2A) is a serine/threonine phosphatase ... is isolated as the heterodimer of 60kDa ... the ability to dephosphorylate the a-subunit of ... PPase-2A has broad substrate specificity and may ...
Biology Products: