Western Forest Transcriptome Survey
US FOREST SERVICE

Learn More About the Western Forest Transcriptome Survey!

 

As we add to our knowledge of forest plant transcriptomes, we summarize those findings here in the form of brochures, flyers, publications and press information.


Summary of the Western Forest Transcriptome Surveys

 

Publications

  2011

  • Knaus et al., Mitochondrial genome sequences illuminate maternal lineages of conservation concern in a rare carnivore. BMC Ecology (in review; 2011).
  • Bajgain et al., Transcriptome characterization and polymorphism detection between two Artemisia tridentata subspecies via 454-pyrosequencing. BMC Genomics (in review; 2011).

 

Presentations

  2010

  • Cronn et al., The Douglas-fir climate change transcriptome observatory. Plant and Animal Genomes (PAG) XVIII, San Diego, CA
  • Knaus et al., Genomic data illuminates young lineages of fisher. PAG XVIII, San Diego, CA
  • Wright et al., Looking for resistance to an introduced pathogen in a highly susceptible host: II. Transcriptomic studies of the tanoak Phytophthora ramorum interaction. Society for the Study of Evolution, Portland, OR
  • Knaus et al., Using provenance tests to understand forest responses to climate change. "Pine Forest Health and Climate Change" panel, California Forest Pest Council meeting, Sacramento, CA

  2011

  • Cronn et al., The Douglas-fir climate change transcriptome observatory. Plant and Animal Genomes (PAG) XIX, San Diego, CA
  • Rai et al., Latitudinal gene expression variation in a widely distributed tree species. PAG XIX, San Diego, CA
  • Knaus et al., A small step for conifer genomics: a Douglas-fir transcriptome. PAG XIX, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA
  • Jennings et al., High-throughput conifer microsatellite recovery using multiplexed massively parallel sequencing. PAG XIX, San Diego, CA

 

Our data provides genetic markers for ecologically important Limber pine. Photo: Scot Kelchner.
Our data provides genetic markers for ecologically important Limber pine.
(Photo: Scot Kelchner)

 

Regional Contacts:

Pacific Northwest
Richard Cronn: 541-750-7291,
rcronn@fs.fed.us

Pacific Southwest
Jessica Wright: 530-759-1742,
jessicawright@fs.fed.us

Rocky Mountain
Bryce Richardson: 801-356-5112,
brichardson02@fs.fed.us