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Homework

Mini-reviews

Homework Assignments

Paper Review and Mapping Groups

Group Mapping Assignment 1 (Linkage Analysis)
Installing MAPMAKER on a MS Windows computer and completing training
Click here for Mapmaker Assignment
Original Mapmaker Manuscript

MAPMAKER Instructions
Mapping group1 of araba1.raw file
araba.raw - datafile for MAPMAKER instructions
araba.out - output file from MAPMAKER example
MapDisto Instructions

QTL Mapping Assignment (Individual Analysis)
Assignment
Assignment Datafile
QGene Tutorial
Datafile 1
Datafile 2
Datafile 3
QTL analysis of flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana
Study Questions for: QTL analysis of flowering time...

Comparison of flowering time genes in Brassica rapa, B. napus and Arabidopsis thaliana
Study Questions for: Compariosn of flowerng time genes...

Paper To Study for QTL Mapping Assingment
QTL analysis of flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana
Study Questions for "QTL analysis of flowering..."

Comparison of flowering time genes in Brassica rapa, B. napus and Arabidopsis thaliana
Study Questions for "Comparison of flowering time genes..."

 

Exam 1 (Printed Copy Due: March 13, 2020, 12pm; 10% grade reduction for late submission)
Exam 1
Jain et al. - InDel: markers an extended marker resource for molecular breeding in chickpea
Luo et al - Genetic diversity and population structure of a Camelina sativa spring panel
Wu et al - Development of molecular markers linked to powdery mildew resistance gene Pm4b by combining SNP discovery from transcriptome sequencing data with bulked segregant analysis - BSR-Seq - in wheat
Topics to be addressed for each exam question

Exam 2 (Printed Copy Due: May 12, 2020, 12pm noon)
Exam 2

What we now know about Mendel

Phylogeny and domestication of crops

Markers and Marker Development

Molecular Diversity - Markers

Plant Quantitative Genetics

Map-Based Cloning Papers

Classic Plant Quantitative Genetics Papers

Association Mapping

Class Discussion Papers

Revew Papers

  • BACKGROUND READING ONLY
  • Transcription Regulation Reviews

    Plant Small RNAs