News

  1. 2019 International Scholar Research Exposition

    2019 International Scholar Research Exposition

    Nov 12, 2019

         Congratulations, Bo, for being selected to display your research on grapevine ribosomal protein gene evolution at the 2019 International Scholar Research Exposition!  A poster presenting his results is displayed outside President Drake's office until the end of the year.  

  2. PhD flash talk award

    Congratulations, Rachel!

    Nov 13, 2019

         Congratulations, Rachel, on coming in second place on your PhD flash talk at the 2019 HCS Graduate Research Symposium!  Nice job!

  3. Cullen Dixon

    Welcome Cullen!

    Nov 12, 2019

         Cullen Dixon is a Translational Plant Sciences graduate student rotating in our lab this fall.  He is investigating genes responsible for the musky flavor produced by some wild and hybrid grapevine varieties.    

  4. Welcome Rachel!

    Aug 19, 2019

         Rachel Combs is a graduate student through the Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program.  She is joining our lab this fall to investigate the genetics underlying fatty acid biosynthesis in pennycress.  We are happy to have her in the lab! 

  5. 2019 Summer Research

    Student Summer Research

    Aug 19, 2019

         Esha, Josias, and Patrick had a busy summer, using QPCR to explore genes involved in important agronomic traits in grapevine, including cold tolerance, breaking bud dormancy, and flowering.  All three presented posters at Summer Research Symposia.  Nice work! 

  6. iCAPS summer research award recipients

    Congratulation Esha and Josias!

    Jun 11, 2019

         Josias and Esha received the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) Pre-Doctoral Summer Research Award to carry out research projects over the summer.

  7. Dr. Bo Li

    The Gschwend Lab welcomes Dr. Bo Li!

    Jun 11, 2019

         Dr. Li joined the Gschwend Lab in May and will take the lead on our wild grapevine genome sequencing and comparative genomic projects.  

  8. Grapevine Growth

    They Grow Up So Fast

    Apr 25, 2019

       Our grapevines have grown nicely over the past few months and are doing great in the greenhouse.  The students in the lab have been collecting chilling requirement, bud break, and phenotypic data for our grapevine accessions throughout propagation.  Tissue will be collected for DNA isolation and sequencing next week!  

  9. Grapevine cuttings

    Our grapevines have arrived!

    Dec 19, 2018

           We received our native Vitis grapevine cuttings today!  These grapevines will be propagated and utilized for our sequencing and comparative genomic projects.

  10. O-H-I-O

    Attention Prospective Graduate Students:

    Nov 26, 2018

         We are currently recruiting graduate students for the Fall 2020 semester!  If you are interested in joining the Gschwend Lab for a M.S. or Ph.D., click to read more...