Podcast: Dr. Elizabeth Hood Discusses Corn Research

By |2022-02-08T18:57:40-06:00January 4th, 2019|

A grant from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture is helping fund cutting-edge biotechnology research on corn at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Dr. Elizabeth Hood joined the Arkansas Farm Bureau to discuss the research team’s work, which could ultimately lead to corn strains that produce proteins important for more environmentally sound [...]

The Nuts and Bolts of Biotech Regulation

By |2018-12-10T23:07:03-06:00December 10th, 2018|

The third workshop, The Nuts and Bolts of Biotech Regulation, was held in October 2018. It was attended by representatives of government regulatory agencies, consultants in the regulatory arena, and small entity crop developers from universities, small companies and government employees. Three case studies were considered from the viewpoints of the developer and agency reviews. [...]

Dr. Elizabeth Hood Selected as Fellow by Science Association

By |2018-12-10T20:52:33-06:00November 29th, 2018|

Dr. Elizabeth Hood, Samuel S. Lipscomb Professor in Agriculture at Arkansas State University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her peers in AAAS made the selection. Hood will be recognized in February at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C.AAAS is [...]

AR Corn and Grain Sorghum Quarterly Board Meeting

By |2018-08-08T17:02:32-05:00August 8th, 2018|

The AR Corn and Grain Sorghum Board held their quarterly meeting in Marianna, AR on July 26, 2018. Demonstrations of soil sampling equipment and drones were held. The results of crop rotation experiments from the previous 5 years were also reviewed. Dr. Elizabeth Hood reported on her funded project looking at the phenotypes of 250 [...]

Dr. Elizabeth Hood Secures Pair of Research Grants

By |2018-04-09T18:15:27-05:00April 9th, 2018|

Two U.S. patents in plant biotechnology and agriculture have been issued to Dr. Elizabeth Hood, Lipscomb Distinguished Professor of Agriculture. The first, regulatory sequence of cupin family gene, has potential applications in the pharmaceutical industry and other areas. The second, methods of expressing and detecting the activity of expansion in plant cells, helps to make large [...]

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