Plant Cytogenetics

Organizers:
Wojtek Pawlowski(Cornell University) and Susan Armstrong(The University of Birmingham,)
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2012
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Pacific Salon 3
8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks


8:10 AM
Manipulating Crossover Frequency and Distribution in Barley
James Higgins, University of Birmingham

8:30 AM
8:50 AM
The Use of Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH) to Pachytene Chromosomes in Sequencing the Tomato Genome
Stephen Stack, Colorado State University; Lindsay A. Shearer, Colorado State University; Suzanne M. Royer, Colorado State University; Song-Bin Chang, National Cheng Kung University No.1; Lorinda Anderson, Colorado State University

9:10 AM
Inversions in Plants Detection, Mechanisms and Evolution
Erik Wijnker, Wageningen University; Dora Szinay, Wageningen University; Xianwen Ji, Wageningen University; Ronald G. van den Berg, Wageningen University; Yuling Bai, Wageningen University; Sander A. Peters, Wageningen University; Paul F. Fransz, University of Amsterdam; Hans de Jong, Wageningen University

9:30 AM
What Limits Meiotic Crossovers?
Wayne Crismani, INRA; Raphael Mercier, INRA

9:50 AM
Centromere Maintenance Via CENH3
Ingo Schubert, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Inna Lermontova, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Twan Rutten, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Joerg Fuchs, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); David Koszegi, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Izabel Moraes, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Veit Schubert, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Olga Koroleva, Dept. of Cell Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK

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