About the Lab

The Ware lab has two primary goals:

(1) research into plant genomics, with a focus on functional and comparative genomics of model plant systems and agriculturally important crop plants; and

(2) development of tools, data sources and resources for the genomics research community.

The Ware lab also contributes actively to three large-scale, multi-institutional, cyber-infrastructure collaboratives designed to serve broad research and educational communities: the NSF-funded Gramene and CyVerse projects, and the DOE-funded Systems Biology Knowledgebase (KBase).The Ware lab is a dynamic research group and its composition has continued to evolve keeping in pace with its research objectives. During this period, two of our post-doctoral researchers Christophe Liseron-Monfils and Christos Noutsos completed their fellowships and advanced to newer career opportunities, while Michael Campbell joined our team as a new post-doctoral researcher.  On a similar note, Jurandir Vieira de Magalhaes successfully concluded his collaborative research with the lab as a visiting scientist from Embrapa Maize and Sorghum, Brazil while Dong Ding joined as a new visiting scientist from Huazhong Agricultural University, China.We also had Erin DeNardo from Washington University participating in Undergraduate Research Program(URP) in summer of 2016 .

Lab Blog

RSS Gramene

  • Gramene at the 2017 Maize Genetics Pre-Conference Workshops March 8, 2017
    In the context of the 2017 Maize Genetics Conference, Dr. Doreen Ware will give an overview of the Gramene and MaizeCode projects at the pre-conference workshops on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 5:40 - 5:50 PM EST in the MidWay Suite 4 of the St. Louis Union Station Hotel. Here is the full program for the Maize Tools & Resources Pre-MaizeMeeting Workshops […]
  • Everything you wanted to know about plants synteny! -- Join our Gramene Webinar on February 7th January 26, 2017
    The Gramene Database invites you to a FREE 30-min webinar on Gramene Synteny. During this webinar, we will present synteny data that Gramene generated and views rendered in the Gramene Ensembl genome browser. We will also touch base on the underlying process of synteny build to facilitate a better understanding of the data. We will uses concrete example to d […]
  • Gramene is attending the PAG Conference 2017 — See you in San Diego! January 3, 2017
    Come meet the Gramene team and get the latest updates to Gramene’s comparative genomics and pathways visualization/mining tools to aid your research of plant models and crops! The Gramene workshop will give a broad overview of Gramene’s database resources and use cases demonstrating many specific topics like how to: Explore plant reference genomes with value […]

RSS Kbase

  • Maintenance Window – March 23, 2017 March 14, 2017
    A Maintenance Window is scheduled for March 23, 2017.
  • Third Annual KBase User Meeting (March 21, 2017) March 13, 2017
    The third annual KBase User Meeting will include talks on the objectives of KBase, discussions about the science that can be accomplished using KBase, interactive tutorials, and opportunities for attendees to ask questions and offer feedback and suggestions. The workshop will be held Tuesday, March 21, from 9am-3pm, in conjunction with the DOE Joint Genome [ […]
  • Maintenance Window – March 6, 2017 March 2, 2017
    A Maintenance Window is scheduled for March 6, 2017.