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Research Group Collaborators Role Funding Agency
University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Lead the group that analyzes results of resequencing/SNP discovery, creates a Hapmap platform, and prepares publications describing genome variation and association mapping research.
Lead the group that isolates and characterizes Sinorhizobium strains, carries out DNA fingerprinting and multi-locus strain typing analysis, bacterial competition studies, serological studies, statistical analyses, and oversee plant inoculation studies.
Lead the group carrying out greenhouse experiments as well as collecting, managing, and analyzing the phenotype data from these experiments.
Lead association mapping, population genomic, and other data analysis activities.
Tim Paape - Post/Doctoral Associate
Antoine Branca - PostDoc
Masayuki Sugaqara - PostDoc
Charles Paule - Programmer
Database and web programming
Jen Reese - Jr. Scientist
Greenhouse experiments and managing phenotype data.
Roxanne Denny - Assistant Scientist
Managing germplasm
Roman Briskine - Graduate Student
Brendan Epstein - Graduate Student
Greenhouse experiments and managing phenotype data.
Peng Zhou - Graduate Student
Joann Mudge - CoPI
Participate in Solexa resequencing of Medicago truncatula accessions including library generation, flow cell construction and sequence data acquisition.
Greg May - President, NCGR
Lead analysis of sequence data, identification and evaluation of SNPs.
Andrew Farmer - Principal Software Engineer
Arvind K. Bharti - Research Scientist
Boyce Thompson Institute
Ithaca, NY, USA
Phenotype analysis of the Medicago truncatula accessions collection with arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis.
AM symbiosis phenotyping.
Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Betsy Martinez-Vaz - CoPI
Create new learning materials for use in biology classes by incorporating ongoing research from the Medicago Hapmap project. Outreach.
Noble Foundation
Ardmore, OK, USA
Germplasm - GRIN collection
Montpellier, France
Germplasm - Core collection
Jean-Marie Prosperi
Laurent Gentzbittel
Germplasm - Tunesia collection and RIL parents
Cécile Ben
Thierry Huguet
Lead the project that will use similar tools and stategies to explore the interaction of salinity tolerance and its effect on rhizobial interactions in Mediago.
Maren Friesen - PostDoc
J. Craig Venter Institute
Rockville, MD, USA
Finishing the Medicago truncatula sequence.
Informatics tools
Steven Cannon