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2020 (August 11)
Mark Lange gives an invited lecture at the
Meeting on Medicinal Development of Cannabis and Cannabinoids (WebLink).

2020 (July 27)
A review article, written with collaborators at Oregon State University and the National Clonal Germplasm Repository, on the utility of wild relatives in mint varietal improvement is published online in Frontiers in Plant Science (WebLink to article).

2020 (June 4)
Our review article discussing progress made with modeling plant volatile metabolism is published online as part of a CRC Press book (edited by Eran Pichersky and Natalia Dudareva) on the Biology of Plant Volatiles (WebLink to article).

2020 (June 1)
Excerpts of an interview of Mark Lange with Michelle Dotzert about challenges in cannabis research and commercial testing are published in a special issue of Lab Manager Magazine (WebLink to article).

2020 (April 28)
The WSU Insider posts a press release based on an interview with Mark Lange about new milestones reached in unraveling the biosynthesis of taxol, a natural product that has been developed into one of the most successful anticancer drugs (WebLink to article).

2020 (April 21)
Our review article discussing progress made with modeling plant volatile metabolism is published online as part of a CRC Press book (edited by Eran Pichersky and Natalia Dudareva) on the Biology of Plant Volatiles (WebLink to article).

2020 (April 20)
The Science Podcast
"Unlocking the Secrets of Cannabis Trichomes and Terpenes", which includes an interview with Mark Lange, is available online (WebLink to recording).

2020 (April 16)
Collaborative work (with Lange laboratory contributing sterol measurements) with Roy Navarre's group at WSU Prosser, demonstrating the effects of modulating a gene involved in isoprenoid precursor biosynthesis on potato biomass and flowering, is published online in Journal of Experimental Botany (WebLink to article).

2020 (April 15)
Our article evaluating the determinants of stereospecificity in monoterpene synthases is published online in Biochemistry (WebLink to article).

2020 (April 10)
Our article assesssing the capacity of the loblolly pine canopy to produce oleoresins is published online in bioRxiv (WebLink to article).

2020 (March 25)
Our article outlining the development and utility of mathematical models of sterol biosynthesis in Arabidopsis is published online in bioRxiv (WebLink to article).

2020 (February 26-28)
Mark Lange gives an invited lecture at the Emerald Conference in San Diego, CA.

2020 (February 21)
Our article reporting on the characterization of enzymes involved in the activation of precursors for the side chains of taxol (anti-cancer diterpene) and structural analogs is published online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (WebLink to article).

Selected press coverage of this research:

Technology Networks

EurekAlert!

Phys.org

WSU Insider

2020 (January 21)
Mark Lange gives a presentation at the Scientific Affairs Committee Meeting of the Mint Industry Research Council in Scottsdale, AZ.

2020 (January 9)
Mark Lange gives an invited lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Oregon Mint Commission in Gleneden Beach, OR.

2020 (December 10)
Josh Polito receives a Clarence “Bud” Ryan Travel Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.

2019 (December 3)
Mark Lange gives an invited lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Washington Mint Commission in Kennewick, WA.

2019 (September 17)
The outcomes of our collaborative work with colleagues at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on drought responses in Brachypodium are published online in Plant Science (WebLink to article).

2019 (September 15-19)
Mark Lange gives a keynote lecture at the International Plant Science Conference in Rostock, Germany.

2019 (August 26-30)
Mark Lange gives an invited lecture at the Terpnet Conference in Halle, Germany.

2019 (July 20-24)
Mark Lange gives an invited lecture and Josh Polito presents a poster at the Annual Conference of the Phytochemical Society of North America in Johnson City, TN.

2019 (June 18)
Our article reporting on chemical diversity in Psilotum nudum, a whisk fern, is published online in Frontiers in Plant Science (WebLink to article).

2019 (May 28)
Our article reporting on the co-regulation of cannabinoid and terpenoid pathways in cannabis is published online in Plant Physiology (WebLink to article).

Selected press coverage of this research:

Forbes.com

National Geographic

Spokesman Review

WSU Insider