Peng Jiang

Peng Jiang

Feb 27, 2015

Group 6 Copy 210
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Cacti are used for food, have been linked to healthier diets and disease prevention, and even serve as a stopgap crop for livestock forage in times of drought. They are also important ornamental plants. In this project, our team will sequence the whole genome of cacti to reveal genomic insight into the drought-tolerant plant. It will be the first plant genome sequenced in Cactaceae. Our team will collaborate with the Beijing Genome Institute to sequence the cactus genome using Illumina HiSeq technology.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

CRISPR Capsules: Packaging Cas9 with bacterial outer membrane vesicles

NU iGEM is creating a delivery system for an innovative antibiotic method centered around CRISPR, a powerful...

How do chemical exposures trigger autoimmune diseases?

The cause of onset of autoimmune disease is poorly understood, but may be linked to exposure to certain...

Synthesis of a Kidney Cancer Drug

We need to prepare a 75 mg sample of our anti-kidney cancer drug for testing. The sample was requested by...

Backer Badge Funded