Benjamin Cole

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Benjamin Cole

Benajmin Cole is a Research Scientist at the DOE-Joint Genome Institute. He received his Bachelor of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his Ph.D in the laboratory of Dr. Joanne Chory at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Cole then pursued postdoctoral work in the laboratories of Dr. Steve Kay at UCSD and the University of Southern California, and Dr. Axel Visel at the DOE-Joint Genome Institute at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

During his graduate and postdoctoral training, Dr. Cole developed a passion for understanding how plants behave when encountering environmental challenges such as vegetative shade, diurnal fluctuations in light or temperature, drought, or when interacting with microorganisms in the soil. These responses range from phenotypic modifications to their growth and architecture, to modulation of whole plant transcriptomes.


Isolation of Histone from Sorghum Leaf Tissue for Top Down Mass Spectrometry Profiling of Potential Epigenetic Markers

1Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2DOE-Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 3Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4West Side Research and Extension Center, University of California, 5Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, 6Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

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