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Tania Galindo-Castañeda presents work at Int'l Phytobiomes Conference
December 17, 2018

Tania Galindo-Castañeda received the INRA Early Career Award and presented a talk and poster at International Phytobiomes Conference 2018

October 27, 2018

Dr. Patompong Saengwilai and his current student receive awards from Mahidol University

Yingzhi Gao, Johannes Postma, Larry York, and Amelia Henry (left to right) reunite at ISRR 10 meeting
July 17, 2018

Four alumni of the Roots Lab attended the International Society of Root Research meeting this year

Image credit: Neil E. Robbins II, 11 May 2018,
May 13, 2018

Neiler Comics illustrated results from the Roots Lab's recent paper on crown root number for phosphorus acquisition in maize

January 19, 2018

Graduate student Christopher Strock is featured in Penn State News for his work on phosphorus-efficient bean roots.

Molly Hanlon, Hannah Schneider, and Jennifer Yang (left to right) graduated this semester with doctoral degrees
December 20, 2017

Five members of the Roots Lab graduated this semester with doctoral, masters degrees

November 13, 2017

Penn State President asks Drs. Kathleen Brown and Jonathan Lynch about the impact of their research.

Photo credit: Jose Luis Pelaez Getty Images
August 21, 2017

Researchers are using 3-D modeling to identify the future’s heartiest pickings.

Photo credit: Patrick Mansell/Penn State
June 26, 2017

Funding freeze on ARPA-E has been lifted, allowing the Roots Lab to begin using their new grant funds.

Photo credit: College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State
June 19, 2017

Jonathan Lynch's lab is addressing global famine with a combination of old-school methods and modern innovation

June 17, 2017

Ph.D. student Hannah Schneider received one of three Root Phenotyping Working Group Travel Awards to the IPG Root Biology Meeting 2017

Terry Bates, provided
June 14, 2017

Terry Bates, previous graduate student of Dr. Jonathan Lynch, researches grape nutrition at Cornell and shares his knowledge and experiences