GGP: Geraniaceae Genomes Project
STATUS RATIONALE PARTICIPANTS PUBLICATIONS DATA

Sequencing progress News
Sequencing Progress

01/01/14 -- Public press: The Geraniaceae Genomes Project is mentioned in The Scientist's article "Genomes Gone Wild."

12/29/13 -- Publication: Jin Zhang et al. in BMC Plant Biol describe and compare two Gereaniaceae transcriptomes.

12/12/13 -- Publication: Mao-Lun Weng et al. in Molecular Biology and Evolution uncover the ancestral structure of the Geranicaceae plastid genome.

07/07/13 - 08/15/13 -- Outreach event: The Mower Lab hosts Zelin Duan, an undergraduate from Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University in Yangling, China.

10/03/12 -- Public press: The Texas Advanced Computing Center featured the Geraniaceae Genomes Project in the article "Garden Variety Mutants."

09/16/12 -- Outreach event: Sunday with a Scientist at the University of Nebraska State Museum. Jeff Mower and other UNL researchers discuss "Plants and algae for biofuels."

07/18/12 -- Outreach event:Tracey Ruhlman leads middle school students as part of the Shadow a Scientist Program at UT Austin.

07/16/12 - 07/27/12 -- Outreach event: Chris Blazier leads high school students as part of the Summer Molecular Biology and Genomics Camp at UT Austin.

06/04/12 -- Publication: Mao-Lun Weng et al. in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution on Pelargonium relationships and genome evolution.

09/18/11 -- Outreach event: Sunday with a Scientist at the University of Nebraska State Museum. UNL researchers discuss "Feeding the world in the 21st century."

02/16/11 -- Publication: Chris Blazier et al. in Plant Molecular Biology on the loss of ndh genes from some species of Erodium.

01/01/11 -- The project begins!