Russell Malmberg is a co-PI on a grant just awarded from NIH/NIGMS Mathematical Biology to develop bioinformatic tools to predict the 3D structure of RNAs from primary sequences. Liming Cai of Computer Science is the lead P.I., and Cory Momany of Pharmacy is also a co-PI on the same grant. Figure - green is the actual RNA structure, blue is the prediction by the method proposed for the grant.
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Alumni - Steve Franks
Alumnus Steve Franks is an associate professor at Fordham University in NY.
Sunflower and Plant Physiology
Sunflower and plant physiology boat selfie
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Alumnus - Marziyeh Haghighat
Principles of Plant Biology lab course taught by former graduate student Marziyeh Haghighat (2014)