A “Complex” Analysis: Identification of Symbiosis Genes Using Gel Shift

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Allie Casto , James Madison University
Stephanie Stockwell , James Madison University
This project is elucidating the signaling pathway of soybean-Bradyrhizobium japonicum-symbiosis through analysis of a gene regulatory protein. A method called gel shift is used to detect DNA-protein complexes formed through binding of gene sequences to the protein.