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Weinheimer, Ellen [1], Pease, James [2], Whitener, Makenzie [3].

Initial analyses of Magnolia genome data.

Magnoliids are the subject of ongoing evolutionary debate both in their relationships to other core angiosperm clades and due to the unusual morphology, biochemistry, and genetic diversity that has evolved within the group. However, no large-scale study has incorporated Magnolia genome data into phylogenetic reconstructions. We present a preliminary assembly of the Magnolia virginiana genome and phylogenomic comparative data on M. macrophylla and hexaploid M. grandiflora.

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1 - Wake Forest University, Department of Biology, Box 7325 Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC, 27109, United States
2 - Wake Forest University, Department Of Biology, Box 7325 Reynolda Station, 226 Winston Hall, Winston-Salem, NC, NC, United States
3 - University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, 120 Green Street, Athens, GA, 30602, United States


Presentation Type: Poster
Session: P, Phylogenomics Posters
Location: Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Date: Monday, July 29th, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM This poster will be presented at 6:15 pm. The Poster Session runs from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Posters with odd poster numbers are presented at 5:30 pm, and posters with even poster numbers are presented at 6:15 pm.
Number: PPL004
Abstract ID:398
Candidate for Awards:None

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