The Group

What's New


V. Brendel serving as Chair of the iPlant Collaborative Scientific Advisory Board

V. Brendel appointed Consulting Editor of The Plant Cell

Recent publications:

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 [Advance Publication: 28 March 2016]

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 [First published: 15 March 2016]

PlantGDB News:

xGDBvm on YouTube

Staff Scientists

(in alphabetical order)

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.