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

Jonathan Lynch has been named the 2018 winner of the Dennis R. Hoagland Award

Dr. Patompong Saengwilai receives award from Mahidol University

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

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

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

The Roots Lab is collaborating with three previous Ph.D. students in a project to develop drought tolerant rice.

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

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

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

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

Crops in silico project will accelerate scientists' ability to adapt crops for environmental challenges. Dr. Jonathan Lynch serves as a collaborator on this project.

Hannah Schneider, senior Ph.D. student in the Roots Lab, receives CSSA award for her outstanding contributions to agronomy through education, national and international service, and research.

Collaborator Amy Marshall-Colón, Assistant Professor of Plant Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded $274,000 from The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to support her project, Crops in silico (Cis).

Our lab is caught in the middle of a funding freeze by Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) within the Department of Energy (DOE). Graduate student Molly Hanlon's experience is featured.

The Global Plant Council sat down with Dr. Lynch to discuss his research on crop plant adaptability to drought and low soil fertility.

A full-time position is available immediately at The Pennsylvania State University for a Research Agronomist to lead a field research farm located in Willcox, Arizona.

Hannah Schneider, Ph.D. student with Jonathan Lynch, has just been awarded a Future Leaders in Science Award from the Crop Science Society of America.

The Roots Lab recently received grant from ARPA-E's Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration (ROOTS) program to fund maize root research projects.