Sep 3, 2015

Post Harvest Cleaning!

The MacLab's newest members, Leigh Ann Fall and Reeve Legendre, get their hands dirty with the post harvest season field cleaning!

Aug 7, 2015

Jul 17, 2015

Phyllicia Thomas wins 1st prize!

Phyllicia Thomas won 1st prize for her oral presentation in the CAES Young Scholars Internship Program (Athens). The title of her research was "Detection of mutations in a candidate gene associated with bi-sexual flowers in watermelon"

Here is Phyllica with her proud parents and mentor.

Phyllicia hard at work in the lab.

Congratulations to Phyllicia for her outstanding work on this project!

Jun 4, 2015

Watermelon planting day! Oh joy!

The McGregor Lab and Team Boyhan hand-transplanted ACRES of watermelon in May and June with help from graduate peers in the Horticulture Department.  The two teams will have 6 watermelon field experiments running this summer at the Durham Horticultural Farm.  Of course we are looking forward to tasting the fruit!!

Pictured (left to right): Suzanne Stone, Alex Rajewski, Will Hembree, and Lindsay Davies

May 20, 2015

CROPS 2015

Dr. McGregor is currently attending the CROPS 2015 conference in Huntsville, Alabama.

The conference was co-organized by HudsonAlpha and the University of Georgia. It is held at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and is part of the IPBGG annual retreat.

The start of the Genome Walkway - the larges double helix in the world!

Apr 22, 2015

Undergraduate Researchers present their Research at the Horticulture Seminar Series

Three brave undergraduate researchers presented their research today in the Horticulture seminar series. Well done Mark, Maya and Will - you all did a great job!


Mar 31, 2015

Three Minute Thesis Finalists

Both Suzanne Stone and Alex Rajewski have been selected as university-wide finalists for the “3 Minute Thesis” competition.

Good Luck Suzanne and Alex!