Identify an EMS lesion in one week–SHOREmap paper published!

Traditional strategies for identification of causal mutations involve two discrete steps: recombinant genotyping and candidate gene sequencing.

To dramatically speed up identification of causative point mutations and small deletions, we provide the software package SHOREmap (, an extension of the … Read the rest

miR156/SPL paper published in Cell

Jia-wei’s paper, reporting the discovery of a new pathway that allows Arabidopsis thaliana to flower in the absence of inductive long days, has just been published in Cell

Back to back with a paper from the Poethig lab, on which … Read the rest

Sabbatical visitor Rod Wing wins prestigious Humboldt Award

Rod is spending a year-long sabbatical in the Department, with the aim of developing new strategies for comparative genomics in both rice and Brassicaceae.

Professor Rod Wing, Director of the Arizona Genomics Institute at the University of Arizona, has won … Read the rest