Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab

A blog about leading science in peanut and food security.

PMIL student Hassen takes university teaching post

  Abdi Hassen, who completed research for a PhD with support from the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, has been appointed an assistant professor of Plant Pathology in the School of Plant Sciences at Haramaya University in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Over several months, Hassen worked with Renee Arias at the…
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PMIL researcher releases genome of nine A. flavus isolates

With the financial support of Feed the Future’s Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, the research team of plant pathologist Renee Arias has released nine genomes of Aspergillus isolated from peanuts in Georgia in 2014. Arias’ team is working to use RNA interference (RNAi) to reduce aflatoxin contamination of peanut seeds….
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PMIL researcher, Renee Arias, recognized by Obama for contribution to science

Renee Arias, a Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab researcher, was recognized by President Obama today with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers. The 106 winners…
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