Fausto Rodríguez Zapata

• 1st year Ph.D. student

• Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia

• Education:

  • 2016 M.Sc Biological Sciences, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
  • 2005 B.Sc Biology, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá D.C, Colombia.

• Lab: Rubén Rellán Álvarez

• Fun fact: I’ve been accused of being a “taco snob”.

• Email: frodrig4@ncsu.edu

• Publications:

  • Daniel J Gates, Dan Runcie, Garrett M. Janzen, Alberto Romero Navarro, Martha Willcox, Kai Sonder, Samantha J. Snodgrass, Fausto Rodríguez-Zapata, Ruairidh J. H. Sawers, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Edward S. Buckler, Sarah Hearne, Matthew B. Hufford, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra. Single-gene resolution of locally adaptive genetic variation in Mexican maize.
    bioRxiv 706739. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/706739
  • Carolina Ballén-Taborda, Germán Plata, Sarah Ayling, Fausto Rodríguez-Zapata, Luis Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle, Jorge Duitama, and Joe Tohme. Identification of Cassava MicroRNAs under Abiotic Stress. International Journal of Genomics, 2013.
  • Juliana Chacón, Santiago Madriñán, Daniel Debouck, Fausto Rodriguez, and Joe Tohme. Phylogenetic patterns in the genus Manihot (Euphorbiaceae) inferred from analyses of nuclear and chloroplast DNA regions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49(1):260–267, October 2008.
  • Eduardo Gorrón, Fausto Rodríguez, Diana Bernal, Luis Miguel Rodriguez-Rojas, Adriana Bernal, Silvia Restrepo, and Joe Tohme. A new method for designing degenerate primers and its use in the identification of sequences in Brachiaria showing similarity to apomixis-associated genes. Bioinformatics, 26(16):2053–2054, August 2010.
  • Simon Prochnik, Pradeep Reddy Marri, Brian Desany, Pablo D. Rabinowicz, Chin- nappa Kodira, Mohammed Mohiuddin, Fausto Rodriguez, Claude Fauquet, Joseph Tohme, Timothy Harkins, Daniel S. Rokhsar, and Steve Rounsley. The Cassava Genome: Current Progress, Future Directions. Tropical Plant Biology, 5(1):88–94, March 2012.
  • Tetsuya Sakurai, Germán Plata, Fausto Rodríguez-Zapata, Motoaki Seki, Andrés Salcedo, Atsushi Toyoda, Atsushi Ishiwata, Joe Tohme, Yoshiyuki Sakaki, Kazuo Shinozaki, and Manabu Ishitani. Sequencing analysis of 20,000 full-length cDNA clones from cassava reveals lineage specific expansions in gene families related to stress response. BMC Plant Biology, 7(1):66, December 2007.

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