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Latest News Releases

Yonkers’ Boyce Thompson Center opening pays homage to BTI’s history and roots

After the Boyce Thompson Institute relocated to Ithaca, NY in 1978, its original building and grounds in Yonkers, NY laid vacant for more than 40 years. A remnant of its original purpose, the building was left devoid of its most basic vestige: life. That all changed on May 23rd, 2017, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony and official opening of the new Boyce Thompson Center. Developers, city officials, and BTI staff united in celebration of the building and BTI’s historic past and future success. Built in the 1920s, the property was acquired by Simone Development in 2015 and restored to its original character. The once vacant space is now an innovative 85,000-square-foot mixed-use center featuring office/medical space, restaurants, banking,...

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Latest Publications

Molecular Determinants of the Regulation of Development and Metabolism by Neuronal eIF2α Phosphorylation in Caenorhabditis elegans.
2017
Author(s):Kulalert W, Sadeeshkumar H, Zhang YK, Schroeder FC, Kim DH
Genetics
117,
200568
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A transcriptional program for arbuscule degeneration during AM symbiosis is regulated by MYB1
2017
Author(s):DS Floss, SK Gomez, HJ Park, AM MacLean, LM Müller, KK Bhattarai, V Lévesque-Tremblay, IE Maldonado-Mendoza, MJ Harrison
Current Biology
27 (8),
1206-1212
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Nematophagous fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora mimics olfactory cues of sex and food to lure its nematode prey.
2017
Author(s):Hsueh YP, Gronquist MR, Schwarz EM, Nath RD, Lee CH, Gharib S, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW.
Elife
6,
e20023
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A comprehensive draft genome sequence for lupin (Lupinus angustifolius), an emerging health food: insights into plant-microbe interactions and legume evolution.
2017
Author(s):Hane JK, Ming Y, Kamphuis LG, Nelson MN, Garg G, Atkins CA, Bayer PE, Bravo A, Bringans S, Cannon S, Edwards D, Foley R, Gao LL, Harrison MJ, Huang W, Hurgobin B, Li S, Liu CW, McGrath A, Morahan G, Murray J, Weller J, Jian J, Singh KB.
Plant biotechnology journal
15 (3),
318-330
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Molecular Determinants of the Regulation of Development and Metabolism by Neuronal eIF2ë± Phosphorylation in Caenorhabditis elegans.
2017
Author(s):Kulalert W, Sadeeshkumar H, Zhang YK, Schroeder FC, Kim DH
Genetics
117
200568
View
Cyclic cis-Locked Phospho-Dipeptides Reduce Entry of AβPP into Amyloidogenic Processing Pathway.
2017
Author(s):Fisher CL, Resnick RJ, De S, Acevedo LA, Lu KP, Schroeder FC, Nicholson LK.
J Alzheimers Dis
55(1),
391-410
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Cyclic cis-Locked Phospho-Dipeptides Reduce Entry of Aë_PP into Amyloidogenic Processing Pathway.
2017
Author(s):Fisher CL, Resnick RJ, De S, Acevedo LA, Lu KP, Schroeder FC, Nicholson LK.
J Alzheimers Dis
55(1)
391-410
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Hornworts, an overlooked window into carbon-concentrating mechanism
2017
Author(s):Li, F.-W., J.C. Villarreal, P. Szovenyi
Trends in Plant Science
22,
275-277

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