University of Wisconsin. Dept. of Genetics / The Wisconsin genotype: a news letter to former students
No. 22 (January 1937)
Graduate students, pp. 2-3 PDF (669.4 KB)
-a- Dr. D. C. Cooper, Assistant Professor of Genotics and Research Associaoe in Botany, is engaged in making cytological studies of the plants which the members of the Department are working with genetically. Dr. N. P. Neal, Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Genetics, is in charge of the brooding program to supply crossing stocks for commercial producers of hybrid corn. Dr. W. K. Smith, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Agronomy, is continuing his % ioirVon7Te correlation between the toxic effects and counarin content of sweetolovor, Dr. Brink's discovery that Melilotus dontatus, a non-toxic sweet- clover, does not contain coumarin has added strongth-TW o5thebelief that coumarin is the cause of the toxicity of other species. Rabbits are being used to test the toxic effect of the swootelover hay. Dr. A. B, Chapman, Instructor in Genetics, is conducting the fly laboratory which is now part the elementary genetics course. Ho is also working on the inheritance of ovarian response to the gonadotropic hormone in rats. Dr. G. E. Dickersonb Instructor in Genetics and Dairy Records, in addition teaching in Short Courseo is doing research on the improvement of cattle through a brooding program. Next semester he will assist Dr. Cole in teaching Animal Genetics (Gonotics 105). GRADUATE STUDE:NTS Donald Bell, M.S., Assistant in Animal Husbandry and formerly of Rupert,Idaho, is minoring in Genetics. Ho is experimenting with alteration of the heat period in sheopb Warren Black, B. A.'36 Ohio States and John Dick,. B. A.i32;M.S,133 Ohio State, are assisting Dr. Irwin with the immunogenotic work. They each have some phase of immunology as a research problem. John Boyos, MS., University of Saskatchewan, is majoring in Botany and work- ing on various members of the Plumbaginaceao. He is minoring in Genetics. Vernon C. Brink, B.S.134; M.S.A.136 University of British Columbia, is assist- ing Dr. W. K. Smith with the sweotelovor toxicity studies, Kenneth Brown, M.S. of Kansas City, Missouri, is assisting Dr. Rieman in the potato brooding program work. Adrien CWt6, L.SoA.'32 Univorsity of Montreal, is working with Dr. Casida in studies of the physiology of reproduction. Nick Cuthbort, B.A.'36 Iowa University, M.S.'37 University of Wisconsin, is working on the ovarian cycle of Ring Doves and assisting Dr. Cole with the pigoon and dove records. Lloyd Ferguson, D.V.M. Instructor in Veterinary Scienec, '34 Ohio State Uni- vorsity, M.S. University of Wisconsin, is working on immunogenotic reaction of oovws and is assisting Dr. Irwin with the work on Bang's disease.
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