The Niyogi lab and the Long Lab (UIUC) receive renewal of the RIPE grant

The $45 million, five-year reinvestment will continue researching photosynthetic improvements, having previously demonstrated 20 percent increase in productivity. Funding for the Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) research project comes from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, and the U.K. Department for International Development.

See UCB CNR article here

October 2017