Several of Gramene’s personnel were present at the 2010 Plant and Animal Genome (PAG) conference in San Diego, CA. We presented posters on metabolic pathway networks for cereal plants, genome visualization tools, and using our genetic diversity data for genotype-phenotype association analysis in grass species as well as flowering time variation across three plant [...]
Archive for February 2010
The January 14th edition of Nature contains an article describing the whole-genome shotgun sequencing of the soybean genome. It has been “sequenced and integrated with physical and high-density genetic maps to create a chromosome-scale draft sequence assembly” (Schmutz et al.).
Florida Institute of Technology an independent, technological university located on Florida’s east coast invites applications for an assistant or associate professor position beginning in Fall 2010. Candidates must have expertise in plant biology and biochemistry, a Ph.D. degree, and relevant postdoctoral experience. Successful candidates are expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) [...]