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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Susan M. Sheffer

Molecular Biologist (Plants)

 

 
Susan Sheffer
SUSAN SHEFFER
Molecular Biologist
(315) 787-2391
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

 
 

Education

 

B.S Plant and Soil Science, University of Maine at Orono, 1982

A.A.S. Finger Lakes Community College, 1976

 

Professional Awards and Honors

 

National Plant Germplasm Special Recognition Award, September 1996.

Sigma Xi 2003

 

Additional Publication:

   

Dixon, W.N., M.W. Houseweart, and S.M. Sheffer. 1979. Fall Temporal Activity and Overwintering sites of the White Pine Weevil, Pissodes strobi, in Central Maine. Ann. Entomol Society America. 72:840-844.


Published Abstracts:

   
 Labate, J.A., L.D. Robertson, S.M. Sheffer, F. Wu, S.D. Tanksley and A.M. Baldo. DNA polymophism estimates within domesticated tomato. Sol2006. Madison, WI.  
   
 Baldo, A.M., L.D. Robertson, S.M. Sheffer, and J.A. Labate. 2006. Evaluation Polymorphism about EST-based markers in tomato.  Tomato Breeders Round table, Tampa, FL.  
   
 Baldo, A.M., L.D. Robertson, S.M. Sheffer, W.F. Lamboy, and J.A. Labate. 2006. Evaluation of SNP markers across tomato landraces. Plant and Animal Genome XIV, San Diego, CA.  
   
 Robertson, L.D., A.M. Baldo, S.M. Sheffer, and J.A. Labate. 2004.  Sequence-based amplified polymorphisms (SBAPs) are useful for studying genetic diversity of winter squash. p. 153 In Final Abstracts Guide, Plant and Animal Genome XII, San Diego, CA.  
   
 Labate, J.S., S.M. Sheffer, and L. D. Robertson. 2002. Genotype variation in duplicate accessions of heirloom tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) using eight microsatellite markers. p. 27-28 In Program for the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Economic Botany, NY Botanical Garden, NYC, NY.  


Oral Presentations:

   

Labate, J.A., L.D. Robertson, S.M. Sheffer, W.F. Lamboy and A.M. Baldo. 2006. EST-based SNP markers: Is there ascertainment bias in tomato? Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Stony Brook, NY.


Poster:

   
Sheffer, S.M., L.D. Robertson, W.F. Lamboy, A.M. Baldo, and J.A. Labate.  2006.  DNA polymorphism in tomato, a crop with a history of selection, bottlenecks and introgression.  Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Stony Brook. NY.
   
Sheffer, S.M., J.A. Labate, T.N. Bjorkman, L.D. Robertson, and A.M. Baldo.  2004.  BoGSL-ELONG as a candidate diagnostic marker in phenotypically diverse Brassica populations.  Eastern Great Lakes Molecular Evolution Meeting VIII.  Ithaca, NY.
   

Robertson, L.D., A.M. Baldo, S.M. Sheffer, and J.L. Labate. 2004 Sequence-based amplified polymorphisms(SBAPS) are useful for studying genetic diversity of winter squash. p. 153 In Final Abstracts Guide, Plant and Animal Genome XII, San Diego, CA.

Kanellis, M.M. and S.M. Sheffer. 2003.  Molecular Genetic Marker Comparison in Winter Squash (Cucurbita maxima).  Hobart & William Smith Colleges.

Labate, J.A., S.M. Sheffer, and L.D. Robertson.  2002.  Genotype variation in duplicate accessions of heirloom tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) using eight microsatellite markers. p. 27-28 In Program for the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany, NY Botanical Garden, NYC, NY.


 

Other:

Labate, J.A., L.D. Robertson, A.M. Baldo, S.M. Sheffer, and T.N. Bjorkman. 2006.  Brassica oleracea var. italica 'Broc 3', GSL-ELONG, partial cds. ACCESSION DQ445731. Direct Submission to NCBI Journal.


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