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  1. Xianjie (Tony) Ren receives award at AAIC

    Graduate Students Recognized by AAIC

    Oct 3, 2017

    Two FABE graduate students were recognized at the recent Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Annual Conference. David Ramirez and Tony Ren were both recognized alongside their advisor, Dr. Katrina Cornish, who received the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award.  Read the article by clicking here.

  2. Dr. Katrina Cornish and Tony Ren

    FABE Ph.D. Grad Student Receives Awards at 2017 OSU Materials Week

    Oct 3, 2017

    Congratulations Xianjie (Tony) Ren, recipient of the 2017 OSU Materials Week Best Poster Award and Runnerup for the Three Minute Thesis Competition!  Click here to read more!
  3. Rubber Dandelion: Closing Remarks (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    Rubber is our 4th most important natural resource.  Cornish Lab Group would like to help the United States become self-sustainable, but also potentially become a rubber exporting country.  Watch this video for more information.

     

     

  4. Measuring Dandelion Rubber Quality (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    How far do you think dandelion rubber can stretch?  Dr. Katrina Cornish has a way to measure their quality. 

     

     

    Measuring Dandelion Rubber Quality from ATI Online on Vimeo.

     

  5. Guayule: Manufacturing Latex Products (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    From balloons to surgical gloves, Cornish Lab Group has been developing in-house guayule rubber products.  Watch this video for more information about the latex rubber dipping process at OARDC.

     

     

  6. Rubber Dandelion: Manufacturing Solid Rubber Products (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    Have you ever wondered how Dr. Katrina Cornish and her team turn raw rubber into solid rubber products?  Watch this video to learn more.

     

     

  7. Rubber Dandelion: Rubber Extraction from Field Crops (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    Take a virtual tour through the processing plant at OARDC as Dr. Katrina Cornish explains the rubber extraction process after roots have been harvested from the field.

     

     

  8. Rubber Dandelion: Quantification (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    Join Dr. Katrina Cornish as she discusses the steps necessary to harvest and measure rubber from dandelions.

     

     

    Rubber Dandelion: Quantification from ATI Online on Vimeo.

     

  9. Rubber Dandelion Tissue Culture Lab: Making More of a Good Thing (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    Take a sneak peek into the tissue culture lab at OARDC as she demonstrates her team's process of selecting ideal dandelion specimens.

     

  10. Rubber Dandelion: Germplasm Improvement and Crop Domestication (Video)

    Aug 9, 2017

    Cornish Lab Group researchers are working to make rubber dandelion a sustainable domesticated crop in Ohio and throughout the United States.  Watch this video to learn how.

     

     

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