Continuous honey bee cell-line, AmE-711 (2020-240)

The first and only honey bee cell-line available for use in research and experimental testing.

Corn Stover Agglomerates for Oil Absorption

Ammonia Production without Molecular Hydrogen for use in Fertilizer Production

Ecdysteroid Biosynthetic Enzyme Inhibitors

Nematode Biocontrol Agent

Sustainable triblock copolymers as strong, tunable, and degradable pressure sensitive adhesives

A method to produce strong, tunable, and degradable pressure sensitive adhesives from by-products of the cashew industry.

Nanoparticle bio-pesticide to improve crop health, germination, and overall yield

A material and method of application for improving crop health and yield.

Fully-biodegradable controlled release coatings for fertilizer

A new, fully-biodegradable material and method of preparation of slow release fertilizers.

Method for genetic engineering of legume species (2019-351, Dr. Daniel Voytas, Dr. Feng Zhang)

A method to genetically modify a variety of legume species that is efficient, fast and doesn’t require technical skills such as traditional tissue culture.

Augmented sgRNAs for enhanced plant genome engineering (2019-322, Dr. Daniel Voytas)

The Voytas Lab has developed augmented sgRNAs that improve somatic cell genome editing and produce heritable modifications in plants using CRISPR/Cas9.

Nesocodin: A natural red colorant that’s easily synthesized

A method to synthesize a novel, natural red colorant that is biodegradable and likely non-toxic.

Fluorescence-based assay for probing lipid transfer activity

A sensitive, reproducible and quantitative assay to study lipid transfer using bicelles as model membranes.

CoFe nanowires for remote heating using an alternating magnetic field

A nanowire material for remote, rapid and uniform heating of biological samples.

Biodegradable lactose-based hydrogel

A method to produce biodegradable lactose-based hydrogel from lactose-containing dairy waste.

Delivery of developmental regulators to whole plants for the induction of genetically altered meristematic tissue (Dr. Voytas)

Research out of the Voytas Lab provides a method for the creation of genetically-altered seeds within one generation via the induction of new plant meristems.

Plant Biometric Estimation Using 3D Models

3D Plant Reconstruction and Biometric Measurement

High Ammonia Absorbing Corn Stover Hydrochar for use in Horse Bedding

Real-Time Reporter and Efficient Enzymes for DNA Editing

Biomass Absorbs Phosphates and Phosphate-Containing Herbicide (Organophosphates)

Rationale Design of Inhibitors based on Crystal Structures of ssDNA Bound to APOBEC

Predicting Crop Yield and Quality Using Canopy Reflectance and LiDAR Sensors

Engineered enzymes to disrupt and prevent biofilms

Engineered enzymes that inhibit hazardous and infectious biofilms by breaking down bacterial communication molecules.

Multiplex Plant Gene Targeting through Homologous Recombination (20160266, Dr. Daniel Voytas)

Glyphosate Resistance from Altered EPSPS Plant Genes (20160028, Dr. Daniel Voytas)

Increased efficiency of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing (20150143, Dr. Wendy Gordon)

An approach that increases the efficiency of CRISPR/Cas-9 genome editing 30-fold by fusing Cas9 to an HUH endonuclease tethered to the desired donor DNA.

Phytate Extraction from Corn Ethanol Coproducts (20150123, Dr. Bo Hu)

HILAGE: Haploid Inducer Line for Accelerated Genome Editing (20150117, Dr. Robert Stupar)

Biofertilizer from Genetically-modified Azotobacter vinelandii (20140348, Dr. Brett Barney)

Microbiome Profiling Techninque for Improving Commercial Turkey Production (20140230, Dr. Timothy Johnson)

Conferring Plant Resistance to Geminiviruses using CRISPR/Cas Systems (20130311, Dr. Daniel Voytas)

Healthy Horse App Calculates Weight (20130294, Dr. Krishona Martinson)

Insulin Producing Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells (20100245)