September 2023 - Thrilled to share that a collaborative project accessing Planetary Health public education (K-12) has finally been published in the ProcB! Please check it out! Education in the Anthropocene: assessing planetary health science standards in the USA.
September 2023 - Biorxiv of recent work showing how genetic variation in maize contributes to differential microbiome recruitment, nitrification, and denitrification rates around plant roots.
June 2023 - We our exited to announce that our research on the effects of domestication on the functionally significant N-cycling microbiome of maize has been recognized with a Best Student Paper Award by APS Publications! We are so grateful to the Phytobiomes editorial board!
May 2023 - Our review on the application of plant extended phenotypes to manage the ag-microbiome has been accepted at Frontiers in Microbiomes! Check it out!
March 2023 - Loma Ridge Rhizosphere Project started collecting data in the Allison Lab!
August 2022 - Alonso Started a NSF PRFB recipient at the University of California Irvine with Steve Allison!
January 2022 - Press coverage on wild plant microbiomes! Did our ancestors have better microbiomes? For maize maybe!
March 2021 - Blog post I wrote about how maize breeding has altered the maize microbiome.
March 2021 - Press on our research about our quiet corn drama!
March 2018 - SACNAS Group at the UIUC was featured in article talking about scientific community outreach efforts.