June 7, 2022
Burak successfully defended his Master's thesis! Congratulations, Burak, on your beautifully detailed work examining cannabis reproductive development!
May 14, 2021
Beth and Jennifer presented a livestream workshop on how we are currently using Raspberry Pi computers for high-throughput imaging of plants in a growth room. Watch it here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1qeXBs7nZk
May 1, 2021
Lab members Beth and Chester have graduated. We will miss their enthusiasm and drive!
April 12, 2021
Jennifer received an award to support transitioning her BIOB 318 Biometry textbook to free, open resources to support student access to education at MSU. https://trailsmt.org/news/
April 5, 2021
Jared received a scholarship to attend the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics this summer. Congratulations! https://si.biostat.washington.edu/suminst/sisghttps://si.biostat.washington.edu/suminst/sisg
Kira won support for her summer research through the MSU Undergraduate Scholar Program!
March 7, 2021
Aish's review on brassinosteroids and heat stressed is published. Read it here https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/22/5/2706/htm
March 3rd, 2021
The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee will host a series of research review panels in cooperation with the Montana State University College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experiment Station.
The event, titled “The Future’s Promise in Agriculture,” will take place Wednesday, March 3 beginning at 10:30 a.m., and is open to the public via Zoom. The review will include three 40-minute panels featuring MSU researchers.
- 11:10 a.m.: “What is the Future of Plant Breeding in Montana?” featuring Jason Cook, Jennifer Lachowiec and Mike Giroux of the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology.
Februrary 23, 2021
Erik was interviewed about his remote sensing work to detect emergence in cereals at the Prairie Star https://www.agupdate.com/theprairiestar/news/technology/msu-student-uses-drones-to-map-barley-emergence/article_62ba2d8e-72db-11eb-a135-2b72b2cca2a4.html
December 8th, 2020
Erik was awarded a MontanaView remote sensing fellowship! Read more about it here https://www.montana.edu/news/20799/msu-doctoral-student-receives-remote-sensing-fellowship
November 22nd, 2020
Lab members Jared and Meng have graduated and are both going on the graduate school in the fall. Congratulations to both.
September 28th, 2020
Burak and Beth put in 18+ hours planting (along with a little help from Jennifer) to set up our first large-scale phenotyping experiment. Seventeen hundred plants, 108 genotypes!