"Sequencing Split-gill: Beyond Breaking Biomass"

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DOE JGI's Igor Grigoriev and University of Utrecht's Han Wosten discuss the split-gill mushroom, a wood-degrading fungus whose genome was published online July 11, 2010 in Nature Biotechnology in this complement to the DOE Joint Genome Institute's news release (http://go.usa.gov/O8a).

Volvox: Beyond Small is Simple

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DOE JGI's Simon Prochnik, Salk Institute's Jim Umen and Washington University's David Kirk talk about the alga Volvox carteri and why sequencing its genome matters in this complement to the DOE Joint Genome Institute's news release (http://go.usa.gov/cq9) regarding the publication of the Volvox genome in the July 9, 2010 issue of the journal Science.

Adrian Tsang at the 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Adrian Tsang from Concordia University on "Fungal Decomposition of Lignocellulosic Substrates" on March 26, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.

Steve Moose at the 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Steve Moose from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Energy Biosciences Institute on "Tackling the Triple-Threat Genome of Miscanthus x giganteus" on March 25, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.

Steve Knapp at the 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Steve Knapp from Monsanto on "Wood-Producing Sunflower? Mining Genetic Diversity in Desert-Dwelling Wild Species" on March 25, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.

Francis Martin at the 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Francis Martin from the French agricultural research institute INRA talks on how "The Laccaria and Tuber genomes reveal unique signatures of mycorrhizal symbiosis evolution" on March 24, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.

Evan DeLucia at 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Evan DeLucia of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Energy Biosciences Institute talks about "The Promise and Challenge of Producing Biofuel Feedstocks: An Ecological Perspective" on March 25, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.

Roger Pennell's keynote address at the 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Roger Pennell, Vice President of Trait Development at Ceres, Inc., delivers a keynote address at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting on March 25, 2010.

Jay Keasling's keynote address at 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jay Keasling, CEO of the Joint BioEnergy Institute, delivers the opening keynote on March 24, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.

Industrial Hemp For Oregon's Future

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Describes the properties and benefits of industrial hemp as an agricultural crop and multi-purpose source material for a variety of manufactured products. Testimony presented to the Oregon Legislature, Senate Commerce Committee, March 26, 2009, by David Seber, CEO of Fibre Alternatives, www.fibrealternatives.com.