FSU-Pioneered Genetic Technique (image) Florida State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Associate Professor Hank Bass demonstrated the genetic technique he and Daniel Vera pioneered at Florida State. The technique helped scientists discover that only a small percentage of the genome is responsible for trait diversity. Credit Alvaro Gabaldon/Florida State Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.