Media Coverage of Schnable Lab Projects

Fields of the future, Al meets farming

In his DNA:New Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chairman is leader in groundbreaking corn genetic fieldwork.

IANR KRVN Interview October 14, 2023

Schnable selected as Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair

14 graduate students earn fellowships and awards

Three integrated plant biology students awarded fellowships

Tross’ expertise in AI, plant biology lands him spot in Google’s X lab

Artificial intelligence and plant biology research lands Tross internship at Google-X

Joint Genome Institute Podcast: Genome Insider S4 Episode 1: Crops as Tough as World Cup Turf – James Schnable and Guangchao Sun

Nebraska Today 2023: Refining surge protector in crops could boost yields

Nebraska Public Media 2023: James Schnable quoted in the news story: Millets — ancient drought-resistant grains — could help the Midwest survive climate change

Nebraska Today 2022: Pitch-perfect: Study of World Cup’s turfgrass may help crops yield more from less

Nebraska Today 2021: Husker researcher part of multi-university effort to improve ag decision-making

Nebraska Today 2021: Model predicts gene responses to cold across diverse plant species

IANR story 2020:James Schnable recognized for outstanding paper:

James Schnable video interview with Market Journal


James Schnable interviewed in Plantae by Arif Ashraf as part of the "Faculty Job: Myths & Realities" series..

Profile of the newly minted Dr. Daniel Carvalho in IANR Global Engagement.

James Schnable interviewed on Brownfield Ag News.

Water flow sensor collaboration with the Dong lab at ISU featured in the Omaha World Herald

Dr. Zhikai Liang explains GPWAS in Chinese as part of the Chinese Genomics Meetup.

Nebraska Today article on Breakthrough Technology water flow sensors with Liang Dong at ISU

Multiple Schnable Lab members featured in a short clip on the local 10/11 news in a story about water flow sensors.

Lincoln Journal Star article on the the leaf clamp phenotyping robot supported by a grant to the Ge, Pitla and Schnable labs.

Watch the video recording of James Schnable's talk at the 2019 Nebraska Plant Science Symposium here.

UNL today story about the NAPPN early career award to James Schnable. (Thank you Lana Johnson!)

What the publication of the proso millet genome means to Nebraska. A great UNL Today feature story by Scott Schrage.

Publication of the Proso Millet Genome covered in the High Plains Journal: Genetic mapping offers new promise for proso millet. Non pay walled version at Farm Progress:

New ARPA-E Award with our collaborators at Utah EurekAlert Press Release: Protecting the field of dreams.

Coverage of new Track II EPSCoR grant with HudsonAlpha: Nebraska Today feature article.

Coverage of new Rules of Life Grant: Pocket Science article by Scott Schrage for Nebraska Today. IANR News article.

Listen to James Schnable interviewed on the Peggy Smedley show on how the Internet of Things is changing agriculture.

Prof. Schnable presents an our recently published paper with the Qiu and Xu statistics labs on using functional data analysis to analyze time series trait data, one of the big new challenges presented by HTP datasets.

Lab member Daniel Carvalho explains his PhD project on photosynthesis, phenotyping, and water use efficiency in maize, sorghum, and allied grasses in an interview with the Water for Food Global Institute which is partially sponsoring his thesis research.

Prof. Schnable and Prof. Ge (our collaborator in Biological Systems Engineering) were featured on pages 91-93 of the "Strategic Discussions for Nebraska 2017"

Presentation on the lab's plant phenotyping efforts at student organized Plant Science Symposium at Purdue University.

2017, July, Professor Schnable and collaborators from Food for Health were quoted in this Lincoln Star article which was picked up by papers around the country. (San Francisco Chronicle, Charlotte Observer)

2016, November, Our lab and our collaborators in the new food for health center featured in the "Adventures in Genomics" series sponsored by Illumina. Schnable lab research starts around 2:50 in the video.

2016, September Great write up in UNL today by the always excellent Scott Schrage about our collaborative work with the Ge Lab on maize phenotyping.

2016, August "Integration of omic networks in a developmental atlas of maize" led by Steve Briggs at UCSD and Justin Walley at ISU, is published in the journal Science. The Schnable lab's contribution to this paper focused on using data from multiple grass species to predict which genes will produce both RNA and protein and which genes will produce only RNA which is not translated into protein. Departmental news coverage here.