Lab Fun Stuff

"Beach Microarray": National Bioinformatics Course participants 2010

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"Beach Microarray": National Bioinformatics Course participants 2009

Karkloof Canopy Tour 2009

An apprehensive group of adventurers before their canopy tour!

Trip to Scotland 2007

Philip, Irene, Dave: Tarmachan ridge

Lab Picnic 2006

Botany Quiz 2006

The Winning Team

Seated (L-R): Erika van der Walt, Irene van Nugteren, Liesl van der Linden

Middle (L-R): Carmen So, Antoinette van Schalkwyk, Jeanne Korsman, Urte Schluter, Rosita Endah, Christian Giesl, Barbara Ros

Back (L-R): Nicky Olivier

New Publications

Berger DK, Mokgobu T, De Ridder K, Christie N, Aveling TAS. (2020) Benefits of maize resistance breeding and chemical control against northern leaf blight in smallholder farms in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 12(11) 10.17159/sajs.2020/8286
Welgemoed T, Pierneef R, Read DA, Schulze SE, Pietersen G, Berger DK. (2020) Next generation sequencing reveals past and current widespread occurrence of maize yellow mosaic virus in South Africa. European Journal of Plant Pathology 158(1):237-249. 10.1007/s10658-020-02070-1
Human MP, Berger DK, Crampton BG. (2020) Time-course RNAseq reveals Exserohilum turcicum effectors and pathogenicity determinants. Frontiers in Microbiology 11(360) 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00360
Welgemoed T, Pierneef R, Sterck L, Van de Peer Y, Swart V, Scheepers KD, Berger DK. (2020) De novo assembly of transcriptomes from a B73 maize line introgressed with a QTL for resistance to gray leaf spot disease reveals a candidate allele of a lectin receptor-like kinase. Frontiers in Plant Science http://bit.ly/2SmKPmT
Devnarain N, Crampton BG, Olivier N, van der Westhuizen C, Becker JVW, O'Kennedy MM. (2019) Transcriptomic analysis of a Sorghum bicolour landrace identifies a role for beta-alanine betaine biosynthesis in drought tolerance.. South African Journal of Botany 127 10.1016/j.sajb.2019.08.049