$2.4 million grant helps OSU research biofuel crops

Bell, Jon
October 2008
Oregon Business Magazine;Oct2008, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p11
The article reports on the $1.2 million federal grants given to researchers at Oregon State University by the Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture that could be used for research of biofuel crops. The project will be creating a DNA chip for brachypodium, a model grass that researcher can study to learn more about biofuel crops. According to Todd Mockler, an assistant professor of botany at OSU, the project is fundamental research that relates to cellulosic ethanol.


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