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[Maize] Crop Genomics, Trait Analysis and Breeding Confernce. 8-12 Nov 2006, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Debbie Carley d.carley at wtconference.org.uk
Wed Sep 27 06:46:10 EST 2006

Wellcome Trust - ESF Conference  8 - 11 November 2006


Crop Genomics, Trait Analysis and Breeding


Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK




Michael Bevan, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK

Robbie Waugh, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK


The aims of the meeting are to review progress in genomics relevant to
crop improvement and foster links between genomics, trait analysis,
breeding systems and technology priority areas.


Areas for discussion include:

*	Progress in genome analysis of the major crops
*	Genome dynamics, polyploidy and domestication
*	Population genomics and evolution
*	Marker assisted breeding and trait analysis
*	New approaches to genome sequencing, polymorphism detection and
*	Addressing technology priorities in food and renewable resource
production, sustainable agriculture and the environment


For more details and to register before 15th October 2006, visit

Check out the Wellcome Trust Conference Programme at
www.wellcome.ac.uk/conferences and the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre
at www.wtconference.org.uk 


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