Location: Foreign Disease-Weed Science
Project Number: 8044-22000-040-09
Start Date: Jun 01, 2014
End Date: Nov 30, 2016
1. Develop an effective universal RNA extraction approach for plants. 2. Apply next generation sequencing techniques to the RNA extracted from pathogen infected plants. 3. Adapt existing bioinformatic tools to utilize next generation RNAseq data for diagnosis of eukaryotic plant pathogens.