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Raborn, R.T., Spitze, K., Brendel, V.P. & Lynch, M. (2016) Promoter architecture and sex-specific gene expression in Daphnia pulex. Genetics [Early online: 31 August 2016]

Duvick, J., Standage, D.S., Merchant, N. & Brendel, V.P. (2016) xGDBvm: A Web GUI-driven workflow for annotating eukaryotic genomes in the cloud. The Plant Cell 28, 840-854. [online article]

Standage, D.S., Berens, A.J., Glastad, K.M., Severin, A.J., Brendel, V.P. & Toth, A.L. (2016) Genome, transcriptom and methylome sequencing of a primitively eusocial wasp reveal a greatly reduced DNA methylaiton system in a social insect. Molecular Ecology 25, 1769-1784. [online article]


The Brendel Group provides domain expertise to advise the Jetstream national science and engineering cloud project.

V. Brendel serves on the CyVerse External Advisory Board.

V. Brendel serves as Consulting Editor of The Plant Cell.

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Staff Scientists

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Jon Duvick photoJon Duvick. Jon is the PlantGDB manager. Home town: Johnston, IA. B.A. Earlham College, Richmond, IN, 1976. Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982. @ISU since 2006. Most recent publication: Duvick, J., Fu, A., Muppirala, U., Sabharval, M., Wilkerson, M.D., Lawrence, C.J., Lushbough, C. & Brendel, V. (2007) PlantGDB: a resource for comparative plant genomics. Nucleic Acids Research, 2007, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm1041.