March 2018

Our paper on identifying polygenic traits that have been under selection is available early online at Genetics.

Lab undergrad Husain Agha receives a Magnet Award which includes full funding to attend the 2018 Maize Genetics Conference, where he’ll present on our Epistasis Mapping Populations to identify epistasis. Have fun in France, Husain!

February 2018

Our latest preprint on subset-based genomic prediction is posted on bioRxiv

December 2017

Our latest preprint on identifying polygenic traits that have been under selection is posted to bioRxiv

November 2017

Our recent collaboration with Li Wang, Jeff Ross-Ibarra, and Matt Hufford was published in Genome Biology. Genome Biology also created a fun video abstract for YouTube.

October 2017

Paul Petrowski begins a PhD rotation in the lab

August 2017

Sarah Turner, an NSF-funded postdoc, becomes the newest member to join the lab

July 2017

Shukai Chang joins the lab as a PhD student in MUII

May 2017

We have finished planting to kick off another exciting field season

Feb 2017

Abiskar Giwali joins the lab as a PhD student in Biology

Feb 2017

Our latest paper, Medical subject heading (MeSH) annotations illuminate maize genetics and evolution, has been published in the journal Plant Methods.

Jan/Feb 2017

Mizzou press story about an upcoming student-run symposium

November 15, 2016

Today our 2-row cone planter was delivered from Almaco. This will be very useful for planting nurseries and trials in the future!

June 13, 2016

Our latest paper is available at Nature Plants.

June 6, 2016

We have finished planting our 2016 maize crossing nurseries and selection fields.

June 3, 2016

Our paper on using Medical Subject Headings to infer biological meaning is online at G3.

April 4 and 6, 2016

Seminars at KWS, Einbeck Germany and Georgia Augusta University, Goettingen Germany.

November 20, 2015

Division of Plant Sciences Seminar: The implications of ancient selection and demography for future improvement of maize.

September 15, 2015

Tim arrives in Columbia, Missouri.

September 9, 2015

Our latest paper, a collaboration with Henner Simianer’s group in Goettingen, Germany, was released at Heredity.