John Burke's lab is getting GREAT press coverage (Nature online news, History.com, Scientific American, Wired, Yahoo! News, MSNBC.com, USAToday.com and more) of a paper that just came out of his lab this week - the gene behind van Gogh's double-flowered sunflowers.
Here's the link to the paper http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1002628
Here's the Wired link - http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/03/sunflower-mutants-van-gogh/
Here's the UGA article - http://www.uga.edu/about_uga/profile/the-science-and-the-painting/