Cassie Newman

Graduate Student

  • Degree Program: Ph.D., Crop Science
  • Previous Degree: B.S., Plant Science with a specialization in Plant Genetics, University of Florida
  • Current Advisors: Dr. Dunne and Dr. Hulse-Kemp
  • Completion Date: May 2022


I am assembling the first genome for Virginia-Type peanut and creating a reduced representation genotyping method based on the newly assembled genome. This genotyping method will be used for genomic selection in the peanut breeding program.

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Cassie Newman