"The Dogwood Genome Project: A Model for Woody Ornamental Genomics" has been funded for ~1.5 million by the NSF Plant Genome Research Program. The project is led by Jim Leebens-Mack with co-PIs CK Tsai, Phillip Wadl, Magdy Alabady, and JennyQiuyun Xiang. Congratulations!
Grad Student - Katie Putney
PBIO grad student Katie Putney and former Chang lab technician Grant Lor set up a field experiment for former PBIO grad student Bryan Quigly (May 2013)
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
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Grad Student - Jess Stephens
Graduate student Jess Stephens with her study species in the genus Sarracenia (2016).