At the Illinois Plant Breeding Center, faculty research programs include (but are not limited to):
> Biofuels
> Nutritional aspects of food/feed
> Genetic regulation
> Stability and sustainability of production:  yield, biotic and abiotic stress
> Genotype by environment interaction: genomic to field performance levels
> Climate change
> New sources of useful genetic diversity
> Improved efficiency of plant breeding systems
> Bioinformatic tool development