Food Systems

Southwest Center

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:28

The Southwest Center seeks to define, illuminate, and present, through research, teaching, and publishing, the character of the Greater Southwest: the heartland of Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, and Chihuahua, and its peripheries.

Regional Algal Feedstock Testbed (RAFT)

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:26

The UA RAFT testbed contains three 600-L open raceway growth systems and two larger scale raceway cultivation systems for small- and large-scale algae cultivation experiments, which include capabilities for low-heat solar-powered pumping, sumps to store cultures at night to conserve heat and increase winter productivity, and for harvesting biomass and recycling media.

BIO5 Institute

Submitted by thomasweiss on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:15

BIO5 aims to harness the collaborative power of five main disciplines—agriculture, engineering, medicine, pharmacy, and science—to find bold solutions to address major challenges in the biosciences, biomedicine and biotechnology affecting humanity today.