Department News and Updates! December 21, 2016


  • Wishing everyone a joyous holiday season and an amazing 2017!
  • Thank you to those who helped make Winter Commencement special: Ed DePeters,  Annie King, Matthias Hess, Ermias Kebreab,  Mike Miller, and Frank Mitloehner  
  • Juan Medrano worked with Pat Bailey and a media crew from the University at Goodland Organics Farm in Goleta, Ca filming a story highlighting his genomics work with California coffee.


  • Pablo Ross, Huaijun Zhou, & Juan Medrano awarded grant from NIFA-AFRI Foundational Program entitled "High throughput characterization of gene transcript variants by full length single-molecule sequencing to improve farm animal genome annotation”


  • Anne Todgham invited to participate in a workshop in Hong Kong addressing issues of ocean acidification and climate change on oyster aquaculture; she presented “Expect the unexpected: Incorporating environmental complexity in multiple stressor research”