Genetics and Genomics of Fungicide Resistance

Project Description : 

This research involves applying techniques in molecular biology and genomics to determine mechanisms of fungicide resistance. In addition, we are using these findings to develop methods for detecting genetic signatures of fungicide resistance in plant and fungal samples. We are looking for students with an understanding of concepts in genetics along with an interest in plant pathology. Students will work with postdoc Jon Hulvey on one of several projects, which include refining a molecular diagnostic test for fungicide resistance and characterization of fungicide resistance genes.

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Name of Lab: 

The Jung Lab

Contact Person: 

Jon Hulvey

Contact E-mail: 

jhulvey@umass.edu

Lab website: 

http://www.umass.edu/turfpathology/