Staff Spotlight on Cheng Zou

Cheng Zou VitisGen2 team member Cheng Zou, postdoctoral researcher in Qi Sun’s lab at Cornell University, talks about finding a core-genome markers for comparing genotypic data across all grape species, and the applications for marker assisted selection and quantitative trait mapping! Don’t be intimidated though, she explains it in plain English.

She also tells us what she enjoys about working with grapes, explains the amazing technology they use for finding genetic markers, and gives advice for someone beginning a career in genetics.

Read Cheng Zou’s interview here.

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