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EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

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2009

  • Twenty-two high school students from across Kansas were introduced to molecular mapping, plant transformation, and chromosome engineering.
  • On 29 April, high school students from Manhattan High School were introduced to wheat physical mapping, chromosome engineering, plant transformation, and wheat morphology and history.

2008

  • Outreach Workshop for the USDA–NRI Wheat 3AS Chromosome Physical Map and BAC Sequencing Project (27 August).
  • Training undergraduate students: More than 10 undergraduate students are working in the lab learning molecular biology and cytogenetic techniques.
  • Training international scienists and students: Two international scientists and students are training in the laboratory.
  • High-school trips: Encourage students to pursue genetics as a career.

 

 

For further information contact: bsgill@ksu.edu or sksehgal@ksu.edu