Science Lives Here
The DBI mission is to facilitate a biotechnology network of people and facilities to enhance existing academic and private-sector research, catalyze unique cross-disciplinary research and education initiatives, and to foster the entrepreneurship that creates high-quality jobs.Learn More
World Class Facilities
DBI provides a network of state-of-the-art equipment for the UD community and the region. The 72,000 ft2 research facility is located in the Delaware Technology Park.Learn more
As we are committed to teaching the community about the innovations and discoveries of Delaware scientists, and promoting a better understanding of science and technology to the next generation, we've implemented an initiative called Science for all Delawareans (S4DE).Learn More
Our biotechnology and bioscience community is a partnership among a number of academic, private, and public partners.Learn more
Science & ResearchScience & ResearchWe work on life science applications to address problems in human health, agriculture, and energy and the environment.
Education & OutreachEducation & OutreachOur Science for All Delawareans STEM initiative organizes K-12 tours, Delaware BioGENEius Challenge, and teacher professional development.
Resources & FacilitiesResources & FacilitiesWe have a variety of shared equipment and provide access to specialized technologies to facilitate research by academics and companies.
Our PartnersOur PartnersWe work closely with colleagues from the state, academic, and for profit sectors in Delaware and in the region.
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Plants call 911, too
May 23, 2017
Injured plants warn neighbors of danger, UD study finds When Harsh Bais, a botanist at the University of Delaware, emailed Connor Sweeney to tell the high school student he would...Read More
I Am DBI
Pamela J. Green
Crawford H. Greenewalt Chair
Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences and
Professor of Marine Studies
Research in our lab focuses on post-transcriptional mechanisms that regulate the expression of genes in higher plants. In particular, we are interested in the fate of mRNA molecules because of...Read More