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Jim Leebens-Mack

Jim Leebens-Mack

The University of Georgia

Professor of Plant Biology

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Check out Michael's excellent paper ancient polyploidy in Yucca, Agave and relatives - http://www.amjbot.org/content/99/2/397.full
Mar 09, 2016
The Joshua Tree Genome Project
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Thanks for the comment, Don. Joshua Trees really do inspire imagination and admiration for the ruggedly beautiful landscapes of the Mojave!
Mar 07, 2016
The Joshua Tree Genome Project
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Hi Craig, Right, heterozygosity can be a major challenge for genome assembly. Pilot data suggests that the individual to be sequenced is inbred. The first phase of the project will allow us to document the level and pattern of heterozygosity across the genome more precisely. Our findings will allow us to estimate how much long read sequencing we will need to do to accommodate heterozygosity in a more comprehensive refined assembly.
Mar 01, 2016
The Joshua Tree Genome Project
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Congratulations! This will be a very useful resource for improving your genome assembly and closing sequence gaps around regions of particular interest!
Aug 20, 2014
Azolla, a little fern with massive green potential
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Congratulations!
Jul 03, 2014
Azolla, a little fern with massive green potential
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Congratulations!
Jul 03, 2014
Azolla, a little fern with massive green potential
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