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OUR RESEARCH

Our research program focuses on developing molecular tools for watermelon and squash and integrating these tools into our breeding program. Thus we strive to bridge the gap between basic genomic research and applied cultivar development.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

The KASP assays for alleles of ClSUN25-26-27a can be used for marker assisted selection (MAS) of fruit length and shape in watermelon.. More…

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

We encourage exceptional undergraduate and graduate students interested in plant breeding, genetics and genomics to contact us about research opportunities. More…

COLLABORATION

We are enthusiastic about collaboration with international and national researchers in the private and public sectors. We are specifically interested in collaborating with researchers interested in developing phenomic tools for cucurbits. More…