Garrick lab
Evolutionary & molecular population biology

Molecular Markers

My approaches to developing DNA sequence markers for non-model organisms have been diverse, including  PCR-based methods that involve mining GenBank and aligning accessions to design broad-use primers (e.g., plant introns, Garrick et al. 2008 Conserv. Genet. [Supplementary Material]), as well as trialing next-generation DNA (Illumina) sequencing approaches.

We have started a project focused on generating and screening a different class of molecular markers (haplotype STRs) in non-model invertebrates.

Collaborating labs: Travis Glenn (Univ. of Georgia)

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