Analytical Chemistry and Advanced Materials Testing Services
The Institute works to develop analytical methods for analyzing small molecules as well as natural health and nutraceutical products. This is accomplished by using a variety of analytical techniques including UPLCMS and GCMS.
Patrick & Henry Community College Visits IALR
Students in John Ayers’ Introduction to Plant Science class toured the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. The course is one of several agribusiness courses offered at Patrick & Henry Community College.
VA Tech Students at IALR
Graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering program at Virginia Tech recently visited the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) as part of an ongoing collaboration with IALR. Senior Scientist Scott Lowman is also an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech.
AeroFarms Locates in Danville/Pittsylvania County
One of the leading vertical agriculture companies in the world, New Jersey-based AeroFarms chose to establish the world's largest aeorponic smart farm in the Cane Creek Centre in large part due to the nearby presence of IALR.
Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Summit East
Hosted at IALR in October 2022, the debut of the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Summit East brought more than 200 producers, educators, scientists, engineers, developers, extension specialists and other industry members together.
A unique venture at the forefront of biostimulant research, the Plant Endophyte Research Center at IALR leverages private and public partnerships and funding to study how endophytes can enhance agricultural production.