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Research Abstracts Online
January 2008 - March 2009

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences
Department of Plant Pathology

PI: Les J. Szabo

Wheat Stem Rust Fungus Genome Sequencing Project

The major objectives of this project are: to produce an assembled genome sequence of a wheat stem rust isolate; to develop expressed sequence tags from carrier DNA libraries representing different stages of fungal development; and to annotate the sequences and make these data publicly available. These researchers are using the BSCL for this project.

Group Members

Charles Barnes, Research Associate
Doug Brown, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Jerry L. Johnson, Staff
Shaobin Zhong, Research Associate