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[Maize] Genomics-Assisted Breeding at PAG XXV Conference, January 17, 2017 (Tuesday), 10:30 - 12:40 hrs

Varshney, Rajeev (ICRISAT) via maize%40net.bio.net (by R.K.Varshney from CGIAR.ORG)
Fri Jan 6 13:18:32 EST 2017

Dear All,

Wish you a very Happy New Year – 2017!

Like earlier years, we are organizing Genomics-Assisted Breeding workshop in the PAG XXV conference as mentioned below. We have a panel of eminent speakers in our workshop.

I would like to request you to kindly block your calendar for the same and participate in the workshop.

I am looking forward to seeing you in San Diego.

Many thanks and kind regards


Genomics-Assisted Breeding (https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingapp.cgi/Session/4228)
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
10:30 am - 12:40 pm
Location: Town and Country

10:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Welcome & Introduction

Rajeev Varshney, ICRISAT, India

10:35 AM - 10:55 AM

Using Molecular Annotations to Find the SNPs for Breeding

Andreas Graner, Leib-Inst Plant Gen & Crop Plant Res, OT Gatersleben, Stadt Seeland, Germany

10:55 AM - 11:15 AM

Connecting the Genome and Phenome to Develop Stress-Tolerant Maize Cultivars

Shawn Kaeppler, Department of Agronomy and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, USA

11:15 AM - 11:35 AM

Use of Doubled Haploids in the Context of Genetic Resource Exploitation in Maize <https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/23141>

Thomas Lubberstedt, Iowa State University, Ames, USA

11:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Genome-Based Gene Pool Expansion and Heterotic Haplotype Capture in Rapeseed

Rod Snowdon, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany,

11:55 AM - 12:15 PM

 Genomics-Based Ideotype Breeding for Root System Architecture to Enhance Rice Production

Yusaku Uga, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan

12:15 PM - 12:35 PM

Genomic Prediction Meets Transcriptomics: An RNA-Seq Experiment Improves Cassava Brown Streak Disease Prediction Accuracy<https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/23145>

Jean-Luc Jannink, USDA-ARS / Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

12:35 PM - 12:40 PM

Summary & Wrap-up

Rajeev Varshney, ICRISAT, India


Rajeev K. Varshney, PhD, FNA, FCSSA, FNAAS, FNASc
Research Program Director, Genetic Gains;
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Winthrop Research Professor, School of Plant Biology & Institute of Agriculture
The University of Western Australia

Mailing address:
Bldg # 300, Center of Excellence in Genomics (CEG)
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Patancheru - 502 324, Greater Hyderabad, INDIA

Tel: 0091 40 30713305; Fax: 0091 40 3071 3074/ 3075
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