Research

Research Interests

Research Group

Publications

Grape RCN Stipend Application

Grape Research Coordination Network (GRCN)

4th Annual GRCN meeting (Corvallis Oregon, July 15 - 18, 2012)

Job Opportunities

Classes

BCH/BIO 410, 610 Plant Physiology 


Grant R. Cramer

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 

email: cramer@unr.edu

phone: (775) 784-4204

B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1980); M.S. & Ph.D., University of California, Davis (1982,1985)

Current Interests: cold, drought and salinity stress effects on grape and wine quality; fruit and wine flavors and aromas; ion transport; metabolomics; plant hormones; proteomics; systems biology; transcriptomics.

Donations
To donate to our Nevada Wine program send a check made out to UNR Foundation to Grant Cramer, Department of Biochemistry, Mail Stop 330, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89503

Photo of 1st Annual Grape Research Coordination Network meeting held at Granlibakken, Lake Tahoe, CA USA (May 15 -17, 2009) can be requested from Grant Cramer (cramer@unr.edu)

Grape Information

Above: NBC video of our research group on "Drought and Grapes: the Potential Impact of Global Warming"

Nevada Grape FAQs

Commercial Grape Nurseries

Other Wine and Grape Links

Vitis Functional Genomics (Basic Research)

1st Annual Grape Research Coordination Network Meeting

Nevada Wine Newsletter

click here.

Nevada Wine Facts (August, 2011) by Grant Cramer. Feel free to download and use as an information sheet.

Home Vineyards in Nevada by Leslie Allen, Grant Cramer, and Wendy Hanson

Upcoming Events

Bi-Weekly Viticulture and Wine Tasting Class: First and Third TUESDAYS of the Month, 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Valley Road Greenhouse Complex. Search Valley Road Greenhouse Complex at google maps for directions.

Fee: $10 per class per person

Viticulture Class Slides

Contact Grant Cramer for more information: cramer@unr.edu

Important Lab Protocols

How to Sample Grapes for Harvest

Current Brix and TA around
9/5/12
Pinot Gris °Brix = 20.0
Pinot Noir °Brix = 21.1

Gewürztraminer harvested 9/4/12 at 23°Brix and 8.2 g/L TA.

TRIS-LiCl RNA extraction protocol for Dummies

Hydroponics Protocol see the New Microfuge Tube method!!!

RNeasy RNA extraction protocol for dummies

Other Grape Protocols

 

 

Maintained by: cramer@unr.edu

 

Last modified: October 7, 2011