During my time at PHHI, I worked on developing genomic resources for trait improvements in pineapple. These resources include an improved pineapple genome assembly and annotation, identification of bromelain enzyme genes, and candidate genes for cold-induced flowering.
PhD Horticultural Science NC State University 2022
- Identification of bromelain subfamily proteases encoded in the pineapple genome , SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (2023)
- Improved High-Quality Genome Assembly and Annotation of Pineapple (Ananas comosus) Cultivar MD2 Revealed Extensive Haplotype Diversity and Diversified FRS/FRF Gene Family , GENES (2022)
- Genome sequence of Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi sheds light on mummy berry disease infection of blueberry and mating type , G3-GENES GENOMES GENETICS (2021)