Welcome Brigitte Hofmeister

Brigitte has joined our lab and the Institute of Bioinformatics. Welcome!

Caution with WGBS data

Ji L, Sasaki T, Sun X, Ma P, Lewis ZA, Schmitz RJ. (2014) Methylated DNA is over-represented in whole-genome bisulfite sequencing data. Frontiers in Genetics 5:341. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00341

Pat does it again...

Congratulations to Pat Griffin for being awarded a CURO Research Assistantship!

Maize Epigenomics

Read our new study led by Pat West (a superstar undergraduate) and Qing Li from Nathan Springer's Lab at UM… Genomic distribution of H3K9me2 and DNA methylation in a maize genome. PLOS ONE Aug;9(8):e105267

New Review with Nathan Springer's Group

Eichten S, Schmitz RJ, Springer NM. (2014) Epigenetics; beyond chromatin modifications and complex gene regulatory systems. Plant Physiology Jul 165(3):993-947.

Welcome Xiuling

We're happy that Dr. Xiuling Shi has finally joined our group. We hope you enjoy your new home.

Pat's a CURO Fellow

Congratulations to Patrick Griffin who will be a CURO Fellow in the lab this summer.

Congratulations Chad!

Chad was awarded a 3 year fellowship from the National Plant Genome Initiative funded by the NSF. Nice work!