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Michael R. McKain

  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
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Research interests

Molecular systematics Genomics Polyploidy Karyotype and chromosome evolution

About

Assistant professor in Biological Sciences and Herbarium Curator at The University of Alabama. My main area of study is phylogenomics and evolution genomics and I am interested in the evolution of the Agavaceae in North America.

Co-authors (339)

  • Jim Leebens-Mack
  • Sara L Martin
  • Mark Fisher
  • James Estill

Publications (5)

  • Phylotranscriptomic analysis and genome evolution of the Cypripedioideae (Orchidaceae)

    • Unruh S
    • Mckain M
    • Lee Y
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  • Practical considerations for plant phylogenomics

    • Mckain M
    • Johnson M
    • Uribe-Convers S
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  • Robust DNA isolation and high-throughput sequencing library construction for herbarium specimens

    • Saeidi S
    • McKain M
    • Kellogg E
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  • Single-molecule sequencing and optical mapping yields an improved genome of woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca) with chromosome-scale contiguity

    • Edger P
    • VanBuren R
    • Colle M
    • et al.
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  • Subgenome assignment in allopolyploids: challenges and future directions

    • Edger P
    • McKain M
    • Bird K
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Associate

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

January 2014 - Present

Graduate Student

University of Georgia-Athens

August 2007 - December 2012(5 years)

Education

Ph.D. in Plant Biology

University of Georgia, Department of Plant Biology

August 2007 - December 2012(5 years)

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Wabash College

August 2003 - May 2007(4 years)