USDA CENTRAL SMALL GRAIN GENOTYPING LAB, MANHATTAN KS
The USDA Central Small Grain Genotyping Lab, September 2022.
Back row, left to right: Dr. Hui Chen, Dr. Lanfei Zhao, Dr. Xiaocun Zhang, Volodymyr "Vova" Kavetskyi, Yuzhou "Bruce" Xu, Dr. Liangliang Gao, and Dr. Paul St. Amand. Front row, left to right: Dr. Fanmei Kong, Dr. Amy Bernardo, Ruolin Bian, Skyla Jost, Xiaoting Xu, and Dr. Guihua Bai.
Dr. Guihua BaiPublications
Dr. Paul St. Amand
USDA Research Geneticist
Manages the USDA genotyping lab, analyzes genotyping samples, provides bioinformatics and safety training to visitors and new scientists.
Dr. Amy Bernardo
USDA Biological Science Technician
Develops markers for disease resistance genes and conducts DNA and RNA sequencing using our Illumina NextSeq2000.
USDA Program Support Assistant
Administrative and secretarial duties.
KSU Biological Science Aid
Performs and teaches DNA extractions, genotyping, general housekeeping, and reagent preparation.
Dr. Lanfei Zhao
Map-based cloning of the FHB-7 resistance QTL.
Dr. Ruolin Bian
Map-based cloning of FHB resistance and leaf rolling genes in wheat.
Fine mapping and cloning of a Hessian fly resistance gene.
Yuzhou "Bruce" Xu
Cloning FHB resistance genes in wheat using genetic and bioinformatic approaches.