Project Number: 6208-21000-017-11-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Jul 1, 2011
End Date: Dec 31, 2012
1. To validate if compressed sensing (CS) strategy can be used to analyze next generation sequencing data to identify known mutations in the sorghum library. 2. To explore CS strategy for allele mining in a few genes involved in drought tolerance.
The Co-PI (Xin) has created a pedigreed collection of 3,400 sorhgum mutant lines displaying many stress response and developmental phonotypes. The PI, Noami Shental, from the Computer Science Department, the Open University of Israel developed the compressed mutations. Pools of genomic DNA from the sorghum mutation library will be sequenced and analyzed with compressed sensing strategy to identify known mutations and new mutations in genes involved in drought tolerance.