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RNAi Dicer Helps Confirm gps3 Candidate Gene

Bianca Corriea, visiting exchange-student researcher working in the Wyatt Lab, is using antisense RNA (asRNA) to verify the candidate gene responsible for the unique phenotype of the… 444 more words

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Peering Into the Gray Cloud Using Spaceflown RNA

Colin Kruse, Wyatt Lab manager and researcher, is looking for genes not yet identified as related to gravity response in plants. To do this, Colin and… 540 more words

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Assembling a New Model Plant Genome

Anne Sternberger is a PhD student in Plant Biology and Research Assistant in the Wyatt Lab. Anne’s research interests include both systematic and molecular biology. Her current project is assembling the genome of the… 454 more words

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gps2 Mutant Candidate Gene Identified

The Wyatt Lab researchers studying the gps2 mutant genome have identified a gene that appears to play a significant role in plant signal transduction. The candidate gene was identified through deep sequencing of the gps2 mutant genome and then comparing the results to the wild type (WT) genome. 263 more words

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Arabidopsis plants in the lab

The Wyatt Lab grows the Arabidopsis plants it studies from seedlings. The images below show a generation of plants in the growth chamber.

(1) A single inflorescence stem towers above the crowd. 34 more words

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Arabidopsis Research Support Organizations

Researchers working with a model plant like Arabidopsis thaliana have the advantage of a well developed resource network that has grown up around plant research. 229 more words

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Meet the gps Mutants

In the search for genes regulating plant signaling responses to changes in gravity, the Wyatt Lab has focused several research projects on a series of mutant… 253 more words

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