Central Pennsylvania Research and Teaching Laboratory for Biofuels

Central Pennsylvania Research and Teaching Laboratory for Biofuels

The mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge addressing challenges in sustainable agriculture while providing interdisciplinary research training in synthetic biology to a diverse pool of talented students.

Goals

  • Increase the profitability of Pennsylvania farmers and greenhouse growers for sustainable agricultural crop production.
  • Engage with local growers and industries to improve the nutritional value of crops.
  • Cultivate diversified pools of talented students – women and men, under-represented minorities, and persons with disabilities – into careers in biotechnology, medicine and health sciences.