Texas Tech University


JUNE 2024

Algal BBB poster competition

April 2024

igcast Annual report, which includes information about their projects, achievements, and work teams



Graduate Student Research Support Award TTU

Pallavi student oral presentation at SICNA

March 2024

Touhidur R Anik master exam

Nasir Khan master exam

February 2024

Seminar Dr Xu


Happy to share with the families of Legacy Elementary School about IGCAST research.

Professors Melvin Oliver (University of Missouri) and Lenwood Heath (Virginia Tech)

January 2024

Highly cited 2023

November 2023


October 2023

September 2023

Davis College graduate research poster contest winners

Davis College Awards

Janga joins


August 2023


We invite you to see the work of all the participants.  Contest images competition


Gran Micayla



Congratulations Schoolarship

Arjun Scholarship

May 2023




On May 10, a special talk by Dr. Henry Nguyen took place. The Greenest Revolution: a reflection and future perspective.

April 2023

Chien Ha news

Chien Ha, an international expert in biotechnology, has been named a research assistant professor within Texas Tech University's Department of Plant & Soil Science, according to officials within the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources. He officially steps into his new research post on May 1.



 Lois Nwoko got third place

Lois Nwoko got third place at the 2023 Plant & Soil Science Student Research Symposium with her research “An improved method for protoplast isolation and gene-editing from soybean root, callus, and transgenic hairy-roots.” Congratulations!


Student Research Symposium

On April 19, the 2023 Plant & Soil Science Student Research Symposium was held with the participation of IGCAST members in the poster session and oral presentation.

This annual symposium provides an invaluable opportunity for students at all stages of their programs to present their research and receive feedback from peers, faculty, staff, and external experts.



Faculty Distinguished Research Award



It is a pleasure to share the Newsletter 2022, where you will find the work accomplished by the IGCAST team.

IGCAST Newsletter cover2022 Newsletter




The past February 11th, 2023, IGCAST joined the commemoration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. At the Institute there are many women working to contribute to understanding abiotic stress. Meet them!