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ambystomid protein coding loci

Voss Lab srvoss at lamar.colostate.edu
Thu Feb 25 14:17:48 EST 1999

We have initiated a project to test for conservation of gene order
(conserved synteny) between Ambystoma and genomically-well characterized
vertebrate species.  At this point, we have mapped approximately 20 protein
coding loci using genetic linkage analysis and a mapping panel created by
interspecific hybridization (Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum x A. mexicanum,
Voss and Shaffer, 1997).  We are interested in acquiring as many unpublished
DNA sequences of ambystomatid protein coding loci as possible; we are
especially interested in genes that are important in ambystomatid research
programs, as well as genes that have known orthologs in other vertebrate
models.  Our long/medium term goal is the development of a genomics resource
to assist ambystomatid researchers in establishing gene homologies and in
identifying candidate genes.  If you have DNA sequences that you would like
to share with us, or if you would like further information about our work,
or if you would simply like to offer suggestions/comments/opinions, please
send us an email. Thanks, Randal          

Randal Voss
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

970-491-4869 office tel
970-416-7661 home tel
970-491-0649 fax
e-mail: srvoss at lamar.colostate.edu

David M. Parichy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology
University of Texas at Austin

mailing address:
Department of Genetics
Box 8232, 4566 Scott Ave.
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63110
office: 314-362-2733
lab: 314-362-2024
fax: 314-362-7855
e-mail: dparichy at sequencer.wustl.edu

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