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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics for Fungal Pathogens

Location: Emerging Pests and Pathogens

Project Number: 8062-22410-005-04
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 01, 2010
End Date: Aug 31, 2015

Develop molecular tools for use in evaluating secondary metabolite potential of fungal pathogens of insects using Metarhizium as a model system.

Construct knockout mutants for analysis of secondary metabolite production using Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of insect pathogenic fungi, predominantly using Metarhizium. Perform bioinformatic analysis of transcriptome libraries and genome data.

Last Modified: 8/28/2016
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