09 May, 2022
Researchers have identified stem rust resistance in the wild cereal plant Aegilops sharonensis and successfully transferred the resistance gene into bread wheat.
24 April, 2022
A sand-based mulch could help reduce irrigation on desert farms.
29 March, 2022
Stem cell analyses could reveal how extra doses of some genes lead to the characteristics seen in males born with one or more surplus X chromosomes.
27 March, 2022
Insight into the function of the nucleocapsid protein could help develop drugs that reduce coronavirus impact.
17 March, 2022
Unmanned aerial vehicles show promise for monitoring coastal water flows over large areas.
14 March, 2022
Sequencing a high-quality bread wheat genome facilitates the identification of a gene that confers stripe rust resistance and may lead to improved crop resilience.
07 March, 2022
A novel plant-breeding strategy is targeting crop yield, nutritional value and stress tolerance, all through the expression of one gene.
03 March, 2022
A solar-driven system to generate electricity and produce water for crops in arid areas may help a decentralized approach to food, water and energy security.
BESE Distinguished Lecture SeriesEnabling the transition to a global bioeconomy with synthetic biology - opportunities and challenges
Professor Paul Freemont
Plant Science SeminarCDA Special Guest Lecture: The genome of prosopis cineraria provides insight about its adaptation Mediated via Retroduplication
Dr. Khaled Michel Hazzouri
Plant Science SeminarUnraveling the role of stress granule assembly in plants
Professor Emilio Gutiérrez
Bioengineering SeminarWhat have introns done for you lately? Investigations of the function and evolution of introns in a new model system, the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
Professor Stephen Rader
Plant Science SeminarFood system resilience in the face of uncertainty: Early lessons for the MENA region from the Russia-Ukraine crisis
Dr. Assem Abu Hatab
Research at the BESE Division brings students, faculty, and researchers together to push the frontiers of science through collaborative inquiry into issues of global and regional significance.
The Faculty at BESE belong to one of two communities: Bioscience and Biological Engineering or Environmental Science Engineering. Those communities cover the following Research Areas.