The Group

What's New

Volker Brendel elected AAAS Fellow (Oct. 20016); IU News Release (Nov. 21, 2016)

Check out our github site!

Raborn, R.T., Spitze, K., Brendel, V.P. & Lynch, M. (2016) Promoter architecture and sex-specific gene expression in Daphnia pulex. Genetics 204, 593-612. [online article]

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]


Group:

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.


PlantGDB News:

xGDBvm on YouTube

Undergraduate Students



We usually employ one or two undergraduates during the terms and in the summer to help with Web and database programming projects.


Megan Houterloot. Junior in the B.S. Informatics program with a Cognate in Pre-health Studies and Minors in Biology and Spanish. Hometown: Fishers, Indiana. In Brendel Group since June 2016, engaged in computational studies on long introns in insect genomes.