2018 News

December 14, 2018

Dev Paudel graduated with PhD in Agronomy. Congrats to Dev! 

December 1, 2018

Lei Tian from Ningxia University joined our lab as a visiting scholar. He will be working on peanut nodulation project. Welcome Lei!

August 29, 2018

Publication: Xiping Yang published a paper titled "Target enrichment sequencing of 307 germplasm accessions identified ancestry of ancient and modern hybrids and signatures of adaptation and selection in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.), a "sweet" crop with "bitter" genomes." in Plant Biotechnology Journal. Congrats Xiping!

 

August 28, 2018:

Dev Paudel was awarded the William C. and Bertha M. Cornett Fellowship by the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. 

August 10, 2018

James and Ze both graduated with PhD in Agronomy. Congrats to James and Ze!

July 25, 2018

Award: Dev was selected as a recipient of the New Frontiers Scholar travel award from Corteva Agriscience. He presented a poster titled "Constructing high density genetic map of napiergrass (Cenchrus purpureus)".

July 20, 2018

Hongmei Shu returned to China after one year of visiting experience in our lab.

July 19, 2018

Publication: James Maku published a paper titled "Involvement of root hair during rhizobial invasion in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L .)" in American Journal of Plant Sciences. Congrats James!

 

May 17, 2018

Dev Paudel received a travel award to participate in the Open Tree of Life (AvaTOL) workshop. 

May 2, 2018

Dev Paudel was awarded the Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award by the Graduate School.

 

March 27, 2018

Publication: Zifan Zhao published a paper titled "Refining a major QTL controlling spotted wilt disease resistance in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and evaluating its contribution to the resistance variations in peanut germplasm." in BMC Genetics. Congrats Zifan!

 

March 19, 2018

Publication: Xiping Yang published a paper titled "Identifying quantitative trait loci (QTLs) and developing diagnostic markers linked to orange rust resistance in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.)." in Frontiers in Plant Science. Congrats Xiping!

Feb 6, 2018

Publication: Qian You published a paper titled "Development and Applications of a High Throughput Genotyping Tool for Polyploid Crops: Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Array" in Frontiers in Plant Science. Congrats Qian!

January 17, 2018

Award: Zi-fan was named the recipient of the Agronomy Department Best Thesis Award! Congrats Zi-fan!. 

 

January 17, 2018

Award: Dev was selected as the Agronomy Department Gerald O. Mott Award winner! Congrats Dev!. 

January 4, 2018

Publication: Ze Peng published a paper titled "Morphological and Genetic Characterization of Non-Nodulating Peanut Recombinant Inbred Lines" in Crop Science. Congrats Ze!.