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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‘Secret Life of Roots’
Aug. 13, 2015
Representatives from the University of Delaware spent a recent Saturday at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., educating visitors about the important roles that healthy soils and...Read More
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Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Dr. Harsh Bais’ rhizosphere biology research is focused on the biological significance of root exudation. Though root exudation clearly represents a significant carbon cost to the plant, the...Read More