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Center for Crops Utilization Research
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Providing research solutions for the food, feed and biotechnology industries.
Providing research solutions for the food, feed and biotechnology industries.

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CCUR and the BioCentury Research Farm exhibited at this year's Iowa State University's National Bioenergy Day Event. 

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Busy fall in CCUR's Pilot Plant facilities: CCUR assisted with several industrial projects including a soy protein extraction project for a company based in Mexico. FSHN 471 students used CCUR's wet processing pilot plant equipment to learn various drying and freezing techniques.

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Keener combines science with practice to bring increased value to biobased economy

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Read the latest edition of the CCUR Newsletter

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Just released: May-June 2016 CCUR Newsletter

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Read the latest news from CCUR in the March-April Newsletter.

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CCUR-BCRF April Affiliate Meeting Will Include Seminar and Student Poster Session

The next CCUR-BCRF affiliate meeting will be Thursday, April 7 at 1 p.m. in the CCUR Technology Transfer Theatre, 1951 Food Sciences Building. The meeting will include a presentation from new affiliate member Dirk Maier, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, and a student research poster session.

Additionally, CCUR and BCRF will hold their first-ever undergraduate and graduate student poster session highlighting affiliates’ research activities. All students working with or under CCUR and BCRF affiliates are eligible to participate. Abstracts may be submitted using the online form at www.ccur.iastate.edu/2016abstract-form.pdf by Monday, March 28. All abstracts will be combined into an online resource and hard copies will be available on April 7.

Awards will be given at the end of the meeting to the top three undergraduate student posters and the top three graduate student posters. Winners will receive Target gift cards: $99 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. Affiliates will have an opportunity to view the posters before and after Maier’s seminar and provide an evaluation. Posters will be located in the hallway adjacent to 1951 Food Sciences Building and available for viewing on April 7 starting at noon and ending at 3:30 p.m.

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Lots of activity happening in the CCUR Pilot Plants and Labs. Read more about the recent projects: http://www.ccur.iastate.edu/news/newsletters/2016/jan-feb/pilotplant-update.html

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Van Leeuwen's IngeniOz voted Best Vodka, Best Iowa Product in Annual Cityview Magazine Poll. Read more: http://www.ccur.iastate.edu/news/newsletters/2016/jan-feb/vanleeuwen-ingenioz.html

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