This collaborative and interdisciplinary project is focused on understanding the biosynthetic pathways and genetic networks responsible for the accumulation of surface lipids on aerial portions of land plants. Read more about
We are very pleased to announce that undergraduate Umnia Mahgoub has been awarded a Maize Genetics Network Enhancement via Travel (MaGNET) award to attend the 58th Annual Maize Genetics Conference, which will be held in Jacksonville, Florida from March 17-20, 2016.
Thanks to our 2015 summer research team comprised of members from the Yandeau-Nelson, Lauter and Nikolau groups! In Summer 2015 we accomplished several large-scale field and lab studies that included the analysis of more than 3,000 metabolite extracts.
In December 2015 we said goodbye to Dr. Tian Lin, who joined the team as a post-doc in September 2015. We wish Tian luck on her new adventures!
We are pleased to welcome four summer researchers to our 2015 research team:
Mr. Aaron Hahn - Biology and Chemistry teacher at Carlisle High School; Research Experience for Teachers program
Nayoka Peterson - Undergraduate at Chowan University, NC; Research Experience for Undergraduates program
Jasmine Moreno - Student at North High School; Young Engineers and Scientists program
Zac Jones - Dallas Center-Grimes High School; Young Engineers and Scientists program
The Maize Surface Lipid Team traveled to the Maize Genetics Conference from March 12-15, 2015. Three graduate students and two undergraduates from the team showcased their research in poster presentations.