Amit Dhingra

Pixie Grape, New Research Vineyard, Upcoming

Miniature Grapevine Speeds Research Washington State University researchers are using a dwarf grapevine variety named Pixie to research potential solutions to industry problems. “This is your lab rat for the grape world,” said Amit Dhingra, assistant professor of horticultural genomics and biotechnology. “With Pixie grape, you can advance and accelerate solution delivery to the stakeholders […]

Henick-Kling Wins Award, Future Grape

Henick-Kling Wins Outstanding Achievement Award Thomas Henick-Kling checking the progress of fermentation in this batch of experimental wine at Geneva. Henick-Kling is the former head of the enology program at Cornell Univeristy. Photo courtesy of Cornell University. The American Society for Enology and Viticulture-Eastern Section presented Thomas Henick-Kling with its Outstanding Achievement Award at the […]

WSU Researcher Partners with High School Science Teacher for Genomics Research and Education

PULLMAN, Wash. — WSU genomicist Amit Dhingra and Pullman High School agriscience teacher Tina DaVault have received a $15,000 Partners in Science grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The competitive grant will enable DaVault and several of her students to conduct Rosaceae genomics research in Dhingra’s lab for two summers. In turn, DaVault […]