August 2019- We received an USDA/NIFA award to study epigenomics of disease resistance in sugar pine!. Please see the description of the project in the Research section.

June 2019- Dr. De La Torre was a keynote speaker at the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina

April 2019- Ben’s presentation on the “Genome-wide association of cold related traits in Douglas fir” has been accepted for presentation at the Ecological Society of America meeting in Louisville this August.

March 8th, 2019- Our research paper at PNAS (Lin et al. 2018) was featured at the NAU website!

January 2019- Our research paper at New Phytologist (De La Torre et al. 2019) was featured by a Commentary paper in the same issue by Dr. Casola (Texas A & M)

January 2019- Dr. De La Torre was an invited speaker at the “Evolution of genome size” session at the Plant and Animal Genome XXVII meeting in San Diego.

Top image credits: De La Torre et al. 2019.Genome Biology and Evolution.

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