From the Redwood Forests…

18702788_lI’ve always been fascinated by plant genetics, from flower developmental genetics in Arabidopsis to the most basic phototropism seen in common house plants. Plants are just really cool organisms. Today I share a video produced by KQED about albino redwoods and the first attempts to understand the Redwood genome. It’s a great way to start spring and the month of April which ends in Earth Day and includes, in the U.S., National DNA Day.  Enjoy!

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Michele Arduengo

Social Media Manager at Promega Corporation
Michele earned her B.A. in biology at Wesleyan College in Macon, GA, and her PhD through the BCDB Program at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Michele is the social media manager at Promega and managing editor of the Promega Connections blog. She enjoys getting lost in a good book, trumpet playing, knitting, and snowshoeing.

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