Get Involved
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A Host of Options to Get Involved

There are several ways to become an active member of the BTI community. We offer a host of options to get involved, give support, and advocate for the work we do.

    • Subscribe

      Subscribe to BTI LabNotes to stay updated on the latest happenings at BTI. BTI LabNotes delivers information on our latest research and community news, offering insights into cutting-edge breakthroughs, invitations to events and lectures, and special multimedia presentations. Subscribe to LabNotes.

    • Attend an Event

      Learn more about BTI and its researchers by attending one of annual donor events. For additional information about events—or if you are interested in hosting an event—please contact Kelli Monce at Take a look at our current events.

    • Join Our National Advisory Council

      Boyce Thompson Institute’s National Advisory Council (NAC) is a community of BTI’s closest supporters and advocates. Members work to advocate to others about their involvement and the importance for BTI’s work. Members enjoy access to BTI’s scientists and research, behind-the-scenes tours, and invitations to exclusive events and lectures.

      The support provided by our NAC not only accelerates the pace of discovery at BTI, but also fosters mutually rewarding long-term relationships between researchers and donors. To learn more about this unique opportunity, contact Stephanie Meyer at (607) 254-2923 or

    • Give

      Your gift to the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) supports our mission of advancing and communicating scientific knowledge in plant biology to improve agriculture, protect the environment, and enhance human health. Your support strengthens BTI’s three core areas: research, education, and impact.