Author Archives: Mike
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We wish to welcome the latest member of our team, Mariana Robledo, who joins us from the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP), México. Welcome Mariana!
We welcome Marco Bucolo from the University of Pisa, Italy to CIALE. Marco started to work in the Genetics lab of CIALE on his Master’s thesis on Colletotrichum lupini in a collaboration between the University of Pisa and the University … Continue reading
Our past student José María Sanz Martín was just awarded the premio extraordinario de doctorado award for outstanding research during his Ph.D. research. Congratulations Jose!
Evidence of mixotrophic carbon-capture by n-butanol-producer Clostridium beijerinckii Abstract Recent efforts to combat increasing greenhouse gas emissions include their capture into advanced biofuels, such as butanol. Traditionally, biobutanol research has been centered solely on its generation from sugars. Our results … Continue reading
Profesor Michael Thon from the genetics group of CIALE participated in a Training School on Next generation Sequencing PINESTRENGTH COST Action at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenierías Agrarias (ETSIIAA) at Palencia, Spain
Our Ph.D. student Jose Sanz-Martín recently defended his thesis titled, “Study and functional characterization of effectors implicated in the Colletotrichum graminicola-maize interaction.” Congratulations Jose!
Gene family expansions and contractions are associated with host range in plant pathogens of the genus Colletotrichum
Riccardo Baroncelli, Daniel Buchvaldt Amby, Antonio Zapparata, Sabrina Sarrocco, Giovanni Vannacci, Gaétan Le Floch, Richard J. Harrison, Eric Holub, Serenella A. Sukno, Surapareddy Sreenivasaprasad and Michael R. Thon. 2016. Gene family expansions and contractions are associated with host range in plant … Continue reading
Discovery Environment is an online platform for running bioinformatics applications and analyzing data. It’s provided for free by CyVerse (previously known as iPlant Collaborative – www.cyverse.org), a project by the National Science Foundation, USA to develop computing infrastructure for life science … Continue reading
Dr. Michael Thon, professor of Microbiology and Genetics and member of CIALE gives a class to the Ph.D. students in the plant pathology department of North Carolina State University. Prof. Thon also recently presented a seminar during his visit to … Continue reading