Genomics of Plant Development

Khalid Meksem(Southern Illinois University)
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2012
Time: 3:50 PM-6:00 PM
Room: Golden Ballroom
Khalid Meksem
3:50 PM
Comparative Genomics Based on Large-Scale Parallel Transcriptomics of Root Development and Stress Response
Troy J. Stephenson, University of Missouri; Babu Valliyodan, University of Missouri; Henry T. Nguyen, University of Missouri & National Center for Soybean Biotechnology (NCSB)

4:10 PM
Shoot Branching and Leaf Dissection in Tomato Are Regulated by Homologous Gene Modules
Klaus Theres, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research; Bernhard L. Busch, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research; Gregor Schmitz, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research; Susanne Rossmann, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research; Florence Piron, INRA URGV; Jia Ding, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research; Abdelhafid Bendahmane, INRA URGV

4:35 PM
GeneticControl of Natural Variation in Maize Shoot Apical Meristem Architecture
Addie M. Thompson, University of Minnesota; Lin Li, University of Minnesota; James E. Crants, University of Minnesota; Jillian Foerster, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jinliang Yang, Iowa State University; Natalia de Leon, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shawn Kaeppler, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nathan M. Springer, University of Minnesota; Patrick S. Schnable, Iowa State University; Marja Timmermans, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Jianming Yu, Kansas State University; Michael Scanlon, Cornell University; Gary Muehlbauer, University of Minnesota

5:15 PM
Identification and Expression Profiling of miRNAs and siRNAs in Chilled Vegetative Buds and Non-chilled Leaf Tissue in Peach
Abdelali Barakat, Clemson University; Aditya Sriram, Clemson University; Joseph Park, Penn State University; Tatyana Zhebentyayeva, Clemson University; Albert G. Abbott, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University

5:35 PM
Neodiversification in the Paleotetraploid Soybean Genome: GmCLAVATA 1A, a GmNARK Paralogue Involved in the Control of Stem Nodal Identity But Not Root Nodulation
Saeid Mirzaei, University of Queensland; Brett J. Ferguson, University of Queensland; Khalid Meksem, Southern Illinois University; Jacqueline Batley, University of Queensland; Peter M. Gresshoff, University of Queensland

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