May. 6, 2019
Sarah Saddoris was awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Keep up the fantastic scholarly and research activity.
May. 6, 2019
Congratulations to Faheem for being awarded a Summer CURO Research Assistantship!
Apr. 10, 2019
Congratulations to former undergraduates, Patrick Griffin who was awarded an NSF-GRFP and Kitra Cates who received an honorable mention.
Apr. 7, 2019
Lexiang was awarded the Ying Xu Outstanding Student Paper Award from the Institute of Bioinformatics
Apr. 1, 2019
Congratulations to Pablo for being awarded a position on the departmental NIH Training Grant. Excellent job!
This is not an April Fools joke.
Feb. 3, 2019
We are so excited for Callan Russell who was the only person selected out of 55 individuals to participate in the genetic counseling internship at the University of South Carolina
Sep. 29, 2018
The Plant Center fall retreat had 98 posters this year and William Jordan placed 2nd in the graduate student poster category and Jered Wendte placed 2nd in the postdoc category. Well done!.
Sep. 14, 2018
Callan was the recipient of a CURO Research Fellowship. Well done!
Aug. 18, 2018
Well done Tina and Zach for their awards for their poster presentations at the departmental retreat!
Jul. 31, 2018
Jered was awarded a 3 year fellowship from the National Plant Genome Initiative funded by the NSF. Congratulations Jered!
Apr. 13, 2018
Congratulations to Will for being awarded a position on the departmental NIH Training Grant. Well deserved.
Apr. 5, 2018
Lexiang Ji was awarded the "Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad" by the China Scholarship Council
Apr. 2, 2018
Congratulations to Brigitte for being awarded the Ying Xu Outstanding Student Paper Award from the Institute of Bioinformatics
Mar. 1, 2018
Congratulations William for being awarded an Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant from the UGA Graduate School.
Nov. 18, 2017
Kudos to William Jordan who placed 1st in the graduate student poster competition at UGA's Plant Center retreat and to Adam who placed 3rd within the postdoc category.
Nov. 18, 2017
Chad has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. Congratulations! Best of luck with your new adventure.
Mar. 30, 2017
Congratulations to Brigitte and Will for being awarded a position on the departmental NIH Training Grant. Keep up the great work.
Mar. 27, 2017
Congratulations to Lexiang for being awarded the Ying Xu Outstanding Student Paper Award from the Institute of Bioinformatics
Jul. 6, 2016
Congratulations to Brigitte for being award an NIH Training Grant Fellowship for her studies of plant epimutations.
May. 18, 2016
Pat was named the Cynthia Kenyon Awardee at the Genetics Graduation Event. This award recognizes a student based on excellence in academics, research and leadership. This is well deserved. Congratulations Pat!
Apr. 15, 2016
Pat just submitted his study that he started as an undergraduate. Taught himself programming with help form the lab. Nice work. bioRxiv
Mar. 28, 2016
Another preprint from the lab on extensive natural variation of DNA methylation between angiosperm species bioRxiv
Mar. 27, 2016
A truly collaborative effort put forth to understand the origins and evolutionary consequences of gene body DNA methylation in plant genomes. bioRxiv
Feb. 16, 2016
Congratulations to Madeline Steffensen for being awarded a 2015 CURO Research Assistantship
Nov. 16, 2015
Adam and others have developed a novel set of models to estimate context specific methylation levels in any sample regardless of the availability of a reference genome. see manuscript at BioRxiv.
Sep. 8, 2015
Congratulations to Kitra Cates for being awarded a 2015 CURO Research Assistantship.
Jul. 16, 2015
In collaboration with the lab of Chuan He at the University of Chicago we've created a novel method. to identify N4-methylcyostines in bacterial genomes. Great job Miao and Lexiang!
Jun. 12, 2015
Bob was named a Pew Scholar and the lab received funding from the Pew Charitable Trusts to support research on epigenetic variants.
Apr. 24, 2015
We're sad to see our all-star technician leave the lab today, but we're happy he is taking the next step in his career. Good luck!
Feb. 12, 2015
Productive and fun collaboration with Steen Ooi's lab at UCL on establishment of DNA methylation patterns during spermatogenesis. Online today in Cell Reports.
Jan. 11, 2015
We are announcing at #PAGXXIII the release of an updated version of Plant Methylome DB, which includes 20 unpublished DNA methylomes.
Dec. 9, 2014
Brigitte has joined our lab and the Institute of Bioinformatics. Welcome!
Sep. 13, 2014
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
Sep. 3, 2014
Congratulations to Pat Griffin for being awarded a CURO Research Assistantship!
Sep. 1, 2014
We're looking for a new postdoctoral fellow to join our team. See the ad.
Aug. 27, 2014
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
Jul. 30, 2014
Eichten S, Schmitz RJ‡, Springer NM‡. (2014) Epigenetics; beyond chromatin modifications and complex gene regulatory systems. Plant Physiology Jul 165(3):933-947.
May. 16, 2014
We're happy that Dr. Xiuling Shi has finally joined our group. We hope you enjoy your new home.
Apr. 15, 2014
Congratulations to Patrick Griffith who will be a CURO Fellow in the lab this summer.
Mar. 7, 2014
Chad was awarded a 3 year fellowship from the National Plant Genome Initiative funded by the NSF. Nice work!
Sep. 26, 2013
Chad’s review on the inheritance of DNA methylation variants in plant genomes is out.
Sep. 22, 2013
Welcome Kelly Lane to our lab as the first graduate student from the Genetics Department!
May. 10, 2013
The website is up and running and we are looking for people interested in our research to join our group in the Fall of 2013.