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October 4, 2013:  PGM, has received a USAID grant to fund a international effort to develop the sustainable intensification of sorghum.

June 19, 2012:  Researchers in the University of Georgia Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory recently helped finish the decade-long process of sequencing the tomato genome.

November 12, 2010:  PGML contributes to middle school science.

June 8, 2009:  PGML awarded grant for biofuel crop improvement.

June 8, 2009:  Prof. Paterson quoted about grapevine genome leads.

Jan 29, 2009:  PGML leads sequencing and analysis of the sorghum genome.

Aug 23, 2006:  PGML leads international consortium to sequence cotton genome.

May 16, 2005:  PGML leads international consortium to sequence sorghum genome.

February 28, 2004:  Research has uncovered sex chromosomes, rare in plants, in papayas, according to a study that appears in the January 22 issue of Nature.

April 29, 2003:  UGA geneticist Andrew Paterson has found that blocks of genes
in plants have duplicated themselves over time, showing redundancy as a factor in evolution. A study published in the journal Nature is reported in Astrobiology magazine

March 27, 2003:  PGML reveals that entire genomes of flowering plants duplicated 80 and 200 million years ago in Nature. Download the PDF here.

July 15, 2002:  National Science Foundation awards grant to UGA's Genes for Georgia at UGA Today. The official press release may be downloaded here.

May 3, 2002:
  UGA Finding Could Revolutionize Genetic Research from GEORGIA FACES shows how Dr. Paterson and Dan Peterson have resurrected a "once-important but now rarely used molecular technique and combined it with newer cloning and DNA sequencing methods" to greatly reduce the cost of sequencing genomes.  Read more about Andy and Dan's Cot-Based Cloning & Sequencing revelations at Online Athens.

March 21, 2002:  GenomeWeb has an article about our collaboration with Clemson University and the University of Missouri to develop an integrated genetic and physical map of the maize genome.

December 18, 2001:
 Study Paves Way to Water-efficient Cotton. Dr. Paterson, Yehoshua Saranga of Hebrew University and Daniel Yakir of the Weismann Institute in Israel have devised a way to locate the genes that make cotton plants use water efficiently.

November 26, 2001:  Scientists Complete Peanut Molecular Map from the CAES (University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) News Center provides some insight into our peanut project.
 

Winter, 2000:
 Dr. Paterson and Dr. Wayne Parrot (UGA Dept.of Crop and Soil Science) discuss their views on GMO technology at the University of Georgia Research Reporter.

 
 
 


8-22-2014: PGML plays important roles in genome sequences of canola, cabbage, cauliflower and turnip.
[more]

11-4-2013: PGML has received a USAID grant to fund a international effort to develop the sustainable intensification of sorghum.
[more]

6-19-2012: Tomato sequencing project sheds light on the plant's origins. [more]

11-12-2009: PGML contributes to middle school science. [more]

8-5-2009: PGML awarded grant for biofuel crop improvement. [more]

6-8-2009: Prof. Paterson quoted about grapevine genome. [more]

1-29-2009:  PGML leads sequencing and analysis of the sorghum genome. [more]

8-23-2006:  PGML leads international consortium to sequence cotton genome. [more]

5-16-2005:  PGML leads international consortium to sequence sorghum genome. [more]

PGML to participate in sequencing the maize genome. [more]

2-28-2004:  Research has uncovered sex chromosomes, rare in plants, in papayas, according to a study that appears in the January 22 issue of Nature. [more]

6-25-2003:  Updated BACMan databases of comparative BAC hybridization data are now on line! [more]

4-29-2003: UGA geneticist Andrew Paterson has found that blocks of genes in plants have duplicated themselves over time, showing redundancy as a factor in evolution.  A study published in the journal Nature is reported in Astrobiology magazine. [more]

3-27-2003: PGML reveals that entire genomes of flowering plants duplicated 80 and 200 million years ago. [more]

7-15-2002: National Science Foundation awards grant to UGA's Genes for Georgia. [more]

5-3-2002: PGML finding greatly reduces sequencing costs, could revolutionize genetic research. [more]

3-21-2002: Integrated genetic and physical maps of the maize genome. [more]

12-18-2001:  Study paves way to water-efficient cotton. [more]

11-26-2001: Peanut molecular map completed. [more]



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