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Speakers

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Eric Patterson

Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
USA

In the Patterson lab we utilize the most current techniques in genomics to understand the structure and plasticity of weedy genomes and how that plasticity influences the success of weedy species. We are especially interested in how genome rearrangements (i.e. transposable elements and copy number variation) form and are utilized as novel sources of genetic variation for weed adaptation to abiotic stresses. Additionally, we study resistance evolution in several pest species, both insect and plant, from the genetics and genomics perspective.