CEPCEB's Alex Borowsky receives USDA-NIFA Predoctoral Award


Alex Borowsky of CEPCEB and the Bailey-Serres lab has received an $180,000 grant award from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study gene regulatory network dynamics of root barrier cell suberin deposition in rice.  Alex is one of 117 recipients of the predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowship grants this year.   NIFA states that "the aim of these grants is to cultivate future industry, government, or academic leaders who can solve emerging agricultural challenges of the 21st century." 

Congratulations Alex!

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