Nov 30, 2018

DNA Extractions

For the past few weeks in the lab, student workers and graduate students have been doing plant DNA extractions for marker development. You can see the small DNA pellet in the image!

Nov 26, 2018

Cucurbitaceae 2018

November was an exciting month as the lab members traveled to California to present their research at the Cucurbitacae Conference.

Dr. Cecilia McGregor giving her presentation on "Chromosomal Locations of Four Loci Controlling Watermelon Seed Coat Color", in California at the Cucurbitacae Conference in 2018.

Graduate student Winnie giving her presentation on fine-mapping and flowering time for watermelons at the Cucurbitaceae conference in 2018. 

Graduate students Reeve and Jorge also made posters and presented their research at the conference held at UC Davis.