is an excellent model species to study the genetic processes that
give rise to variation in development. A number of wild species
closely related to tomato can be found in the genus Solanum.
Together these represent a huge source of variation in many
developmental traits, including shade avoidance and leaf morphology.
Moreover, a complete set of genomic and molecular tools have been
including introgression lines ...
Sinha Lab at the University of California, Davis focuses on studying fundamental mechanisms of leaf development, using model organisms such as tomato and maize. In order to understand how leaves evolved we are also looking at other organisms like Welwitschia mirabilis, ferns, cycads and basal and derived Angiosperms. Our website will let visitors learn about not only the projects we are working on, but also about the people working on these projects.
Sinha Lab - Room 2231 1002 Life Science, One Shields Ave, CA 95616
Contact Lab Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org