Lab News

Bridget wins the Forest Ecophysiology Oral Presentation Award at AGU 2022!

Congrats to Bridget on the award for her oral presentation at the 2022 AGU conference ! In her presentation, titled: “Coming in hot: increased carbon losses and reduced growth under warming in two genotypes of field-grown white spruce” ! Bridget presented her work on climate change impacts and the effect of…

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Exciting paper accepted this month in G3!

The Douglas-fir transcriptome has gotten a great new update! The paper “A long-read and short-read transcriptomics approach provides the first high-quality reference transcriptome and genome annotation for Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir) ” was accepted early this month. With conifer transcriptomes still needing to be refined and completed, this paper provides a novel approach which led to a…

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The Ensminger Lab kicks off the CSPB ERM abiotic session talks!

Grad students Siyu, Bridget, Anchalya and Noelle represented the Ensminger lab wonderfully at the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Eastern Regional Meeting! They were the first talks of the day in the same session and and gave everyone an understanding on their amazing work on conifer biology and abiotic stress….

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We are hiring one new postdoc and new grad students

1 Postdoc and PhD student positions studying structure and function of trees using drone-based remote sensing The Ensminger lab is soliciting applications for one postdoctoral position and fully funded grad student positions for the new year. The lab aims to develop and use the next generation high-throughput drone-based phenotyping platform…

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Our drone data reaches new heights!

The FastPheno project has stunning new images of our sample trees, made possible by postdoc Aravind’s hard work. We use drone-based Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) remote sensing for fast and cost-effective monitoring and estimation of tree-level physiological parameters in large forests. These photos are not only pretty to look…

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Bridget wins NSERC scholarship

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funds visionaries, explorers and innovators who are searching for the scientific and technical breakthroughs that will benefit our country. The Ensminger lab congratulates our PhD student Bridget for winning the NSERC Scholarship Award! Read More

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