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June 26, 2016

The “Hardwood Genomics Project”, completed in July 2015, developed genome resources for a wide phylogenetic distribution of ecologically and economically important broadleaf forest tree species in eastern North America. The resources include deep EST databases, annotated transcript sequences for identification of stress-response candidate genes, reagents for marker assisted selection of stress-tolerance, and tools for management of genetic diversity.

June 26, 2016

The Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics and the Penn State Mont Alto Schatz Tree Genetics Colloquium had the honor of hosting the Fall 2015 annual meeting of The American Chestnut Foundation on the theme “Integrating Genomics Tools in American Chestnut Restoration.”