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Dr. Crosby presented a talk at the Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference in San Diego entitled "E3-Ubiquitin Ligases as a Use-Case Scenario For Developing Quaternary Protein Complex Ontologies"
Dr. Crosby will be attending and giving a talk on SCF Ligase ontology entiteled "From Protein Complex to Supra-Complex" at the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology ( ICBO) in Buffalo, NY.
The Crosby lab attended a Bean Genomics group meeting in Guelph. For more information visit the Bean Genomics website
Dr. Crosby discussed the prospects of Bio-renewable Energy in the 21st Century and the development of renewable bio-fuels in a Science Café presentation at Canada South Science City entitled "In Where the Rubber Hits the Road" News Link & Daily News Link
Don Karl Roberto has joined the lab as a new graduate student starting fall 2011
Two Crosby lab undergraduate thesis students, Jean Liew and Don Karl Roberto presented and defended their thesis at the U of Windsor Undergrad Colloquium
Dr. Andrzej Wierzbicki (University of Michigan) visited the University of Windsor and delivered a Departmental Seminar entitled "Non-coding RNA in Transcriptional Gene Silencing"
Recent lab funding was featured in the Alberta Farmer Express News Link
GenomeWeb News reports recent lab funding News Link
The Bean genome sequencing project is featured in the Guelph Mercury News Link
Danielle Soulliere, and Claudia Dinatale have joined the lab as two new graduate students starting fall 2010
Mohammad Dezfulian was awarded the Biology Department Graduate Excellence Award
Three Crosby lab undergraduate thesis students, Danielle Soulliere, Madhulika Sareen and Claudia Dinatale presented and defended their thesis at the U of Windsor Undergrad Colloquium.
Dr. Sorina Popescu from the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University visited the University of Windsor and delivered a Departmental Seminar entitled "Charting Signaling Pathways in Plant Immunity: from Large Scale to Mechanisms "
Lab Funding: The Crosby lab was awarded a prestigious Ontario Research Fund ($3,745,700)as part of the Ontario Research Excellence program in collaboration with several other labs across Ontario aimed at developing a draft genome sequence for dry beans.
Marta Franczak defends her MSc Thesis: Marta Franczak successfully defended her Master's thesis entitled: "A survey of: T-DNA insertions in the Arabidopsis SKP1-like (ASK) gene family".