Plant Journal: Rapid divergence of miRNAs and miRNA targets

Rapid divergence and high diversity of miRNAs and miRNA targets in the Camelineae.

Smith LM, Burbano HA, Wang X, Fitz J, Wang G, Ural-Blimke Y, Weigel D.

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short RNAs involved in gene regulation through translational inhibition and … Read the rest

PLoS Genetics: Century-scale Methylomes in Arabidopsis

Century-scale Methylome Stability in a Recently Diverged Arabidopsis thaliana Lineage

Hagmann J, Becker C, Müller J, Stegle O, Meyer RC, Wang G, Schneeberger K, Fitz J, Altmann T, Bergelson J, Borgwardt K, Weigel D.

There has been much excitement about … Read the rest

G3: Inexpensive GBS, new algorithm for genetic mapping

Rapid and Inexpensive Whole-Genome Genotyping-by-Sequencing for Crossover Localization and Fine-Scale Genetic Mapping

Beth A. Rowan, Vipul Patel, Detlef Weigel, and Korbinian Schneeberger

The reshuffling of existing genetic variation during meiosis is important both during evolution and in breeding. The re-assortment … Read the rest