Genomics for Disease Resistance

Jan Leach(Colardo State Univesity - BSPM-Plant Sciences) , Sarah Nell Davidson(Cornell University) and Hei Leung(International Rice Research Institute)
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012
Time: 3:50 PM-6:00 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 1
Jan Leach , Sarah Nell Davidson and Hei Leung
3:50 PM
New approaches to rust resistance in wheat
Jorge Dubcovsky, University of California, Davis; Cyrille Saintenac, Kansas State University; Wenjun Zhang, University of California; Chengxia Li, University of California; Dario Cantu, University of California; Alina Akhunova, Kansas State University; Hanquan Liang, Kansas State University; Matthew Rouse, USDA-ARS, University of Minnesota; Eduard Akhunov, Kansas State University

4:10 PM
Genomic selection to accelerate breeding for complex stem rust resistance
Jessica Rutkoski, Cornell University, Plant Breeding and Genetics Department; Mark Sorrells, Cornell University

4:30 PM
Non-host resistance to cereal rusts
Michael Ayliffe, CSIRO Plant Industry; Davinder Singh, The University of Sydney; Robert Park, The University of Sydney; Tony Pryor, CSIRO Plant Industry; Hei Leung, International Rice Research Institute, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology Division

4:50 PM
Race Specificities of Puccinia triticina Effectors and their Effects on Wheat
John Fellers, USDA-ARS; Myron Bruce, USDA-ARS; James Kolmer, USDA-ARS

5:10 PM
Understanding the Host-Pathogen-Interface to Create Novel Resistance against Haustorium-Forming Pathogens
Wenming Wang, University of Maryland; Robert Berkey, University of Maryland; Dipti Bendigeri, University of Maryland; Yi Zhang, University of Maryland; Xianfeng Ma, University of Maryland; Shunyuan Xiao, University of Maryland

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