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News from the lab

Congrats to Peter and Addison!
Peter won the 2nd place in the 2019 Plant Center Poster Competition for his algorithmic work on phenotyping of root hairs. Addison won the Plant Center Undergraduate Research Award! It is the 3rd consecutive time that an undergraduate from the CPS lab wins one of the awards. Addison will continue her research on root hair response to calcium deficiencies. Congrats again to Peter and Addison. Way to go!
Congrats to Kate & Michelle!
Kate and Michelle just won a CURO Research Scholarship for Fall 2019. They will continue her undergraduate research on Cassava intercropping and root imaging in our lab and perform their first self-designed experiments!
Travel Awards for Chris & Suxing
Congrats to Chris and Suxing who won Travel awards to participate at the Phenome 2019 conference.
Congrats Sasha!
Sasha won the Plant Center Undergraduate Research Award to continue her undergraduate research on root architecture in our lab. Congrats Sasha and way to go!
Travel Awards for Peter & Suxing
Congrats to peter and Suxing who won Travel awards to participate at the Phenome 2018 conference. Seems like this conference becomes our lab retreat.
Again Congrats to Natalie!
Natalie won another CURO Research Assistantship to continue her honors undergraduate research on Cassava in our lab.
Double Congrats Natalie!
Natalie won the Plant Center Undergraduate Research Award and received a CURO Research Assistantship to continue her honors undergraduate research in our lab. Congrats Natalie and way to go!
Community Paper
Our community paper from the Nimbios Workshop "Morphological plant modeling: Unleashing geometric and topological potential within the plant sciences" is available as preview.
Editor with Plant Methods
Alexander Bucksch joined the editorial board of Plant Methods to lead the phenotypic section. The journal focuses broadly on the development of new methods within the plant sciences - computational and experimental - to accelerate new scientific discovery.
News Dr. Lobet visits the lab
In March 2017 we host Dr. Lobet, the head of the Plant Modelling Lab, for a seminar. The Plant Modelling Lab is established jointly between the IBG-3 Forschungszentrum Jülich (Germany) and the Earth and Life Institute, at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium).
New Paper
Overcoming the Law of the Hidden in Cyberinfrastructures
News Dr. Saengwilai visits the lab
In January 2017 we host our collaborator Dr. Saengwilai from Mahidol University, Thailand at the lab. Dr. Saengwilai founded the first root research lab in Thailand.
The Huffingthon Post 10 Ways Advanced Computing Catalyzes Science
"...iPlant announced it will host a new platform, Digital Imaging of Root Traits (DIRT), that lets scientists in the field measure up to 76 root traits merely by uploading a photograph of the roots...."
Videos NIMBioS Talks
Watch the talks from our NIMBioS workshop on Morphological Plant Modeling. Speakers include Jonathan Lynch, Washington Mio, Hendrik Poorter and many more.