This special research initiative establishes a collaborative project employing Brachypodium to study plant and microbial sciences and related biofuel research. This has brought together Professors, Graduate Students and Researchers from departments ranging from Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB), and Plant, Soil, and Insect, Sciences (PSIS) at UMass Amherst.

Contact information for these researchers is listed to the right.