Genomic Research


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Personnel

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

Tarek Hewezi
Assistant Professor
Plant Molecular Biology

Kurt H. Lamour
Professor
Molecular Epidemiology

Bode Adebowale Olukolu
Assistant Professor

Arnold M. Saxton
Professor
Statistics, genomics

Margaret E. (Meg) Staton
Assistant Professor
Genomics / Bioinformatics

Charles Neal (Neal) Stewart, Jr.
Professor
Transgenic plants, phytosensors

Groups and Facilities


(4 mentions)

Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.



(1 mention)

Genomics Hub 
A world-class facility dedicated to agricultural research.


 

News

Commendations Corner - October 2019, 11/23/2019

Researchers Use Genomics and Citizen Science to Determine Migration History of Invasive Butterfly, 9/11/2019

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

Faculty 360 | Meg Staton, 2/24/2016

 

Recent Publications

Genome-wide association study identified candidate genes controlling continuous storage root formation and bulking in hexaploid sweetpotato Bararyenya A, B. A. Olukolu, P. Tukamuhabwa, W. J. Grüneberg, W. Ekaya, J. Low, M. Ochwo-Ssemakula, T. L. Odong, H. Talwana, A. Badji, M. Kyalo, Y. Nasser, D. Gemenet, M. Kitavi, and R. O. M. Mwanga.  2020.  BMC Plant Biology, 20(1):3. [Abstract]

Dynamic Extreme Aneuploidy (DEA) in the vegetable pathogen Phytophthora capsici and the potential for rapid asexual evolution Hu, J., S. Shrestha, Y. Zhou, J. Mudge, X. Liu, and K. H. Lamour.  2020.  PLOS ONE. [Abstract]

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2020.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

The evolutionary genetics of maize domestication: heritabilities, genetic correlations, constraint and selection C. J. Yang, L. F. Samayoa, P. J. Bradbury, B. A. Olukolu, W. Xue, A. M. York, M. R. Tuholski, W. Wang, L. L. Daskalska, M. A. Nuemeyer, J. D. J. Sanchez-Gonzalez, M. C. Romay, J. C. Glaubitz, Q. Sun, E. S. Buckler, J. B. Holland, and J. F. Doebley.  2019.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(12):5643-5652. [Abstract]

Mapping and identification of QTL associated with soybean seed yield, protein, oil, and amino acids in 5601T × U99- 310255 RIL population using SNP genotyping.  Cunicelli, M.J., C. E. Sams, L. Schneider, D. R. West, and V. R. Pantalone.  2019.  Crop Science Society of America. [Abstract]

Genomic Characterization and Population Structure of Salmonella Javiana Clinical Strains from Tennessee.  Hudson, L. K., C. Moore, L. Constantine-Renna, X. Qian, L. S. Thomas, K. N. Garman, J. R. Dunn, and T. Denes.  2019.  American Society for Microbiology Microbe Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Outstanding Abstract Award.

Complete genome sequences and transmission electron micrographs of Listeria phages of the genus Homburgvirus Hudson, L. K., T. L. Peters, Y. Song, and T. Denes.  2019.  Microbiology Resource Announcements. [Abstract]

Genomic Characterization of Three Homburgvirus and Two Pencentumvirus Listeria Phages.  Hudson, L. K., T. L. Peters, Y. Song, and T. Denes.  2019.  Evergreen International Phage Meeting, Olympia, WA.

Comparative genomics analysis of multidrug resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Indiana strains in China.  Lin, J., X. Zeng, and J. Gong.  2019.  Emerging Microbes and Infections., 8:1, 29-39.

Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis in a Recombinant Inbred Line Soybean Population Involving Seed Protein, Oil and Linolenic Acid.  Moore, R. E., C. E. Sams, D. R. West, and V. R. Pantalone.  2019.  Crop Science Society of America. [Abstract]

Bovine Genome-Microbiome Interactions: Metagenomic Frontier for the Selection of Efficient Productivity in Cattle Systems Myer, P.  2019.  mSystems, 4(3):1-4. Invited special issue sponsored by Illumina.

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]