Sequencing Complex Genomes

Advances in genome sequencing are allowing even the most complex genomes to be sequenced. This workshop will review technologies, strategies and progress in genome sequencing.

Robert Henry(The University of Queensland)
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2012
Time: 3:50 PM-6:00 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 2
3:50 PM
De novo assembly of complex genomes using 3rd generation sequencing
Michael Schatz, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

4:30 PM
Genomes to Genes: Comparative genomic analysis in Prunoideae
Amit Dhingra, Washington State University; Tyson Koepke, Molecular Plant Sciences Graduate Program, Washington State University; Scott Schaeffer, Washington State University; Artemus Harper, Department of Horticulture, Washington State University; Nnadozie Oraguzie, Washington State University; Matthew Whiting, Washington State University; Herman Silva, University of Chile; Jonathan Maldonado, University of Chile, Santiago; Lee Meisel, Centro de Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad Andrés Bello; Raquel Sanchez, Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura Consejo Superior de Investigaciones; Federico Dicenta, Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura Consejo Superior de Investigaciones ; Birger Lindberg Moller, University of Copenhagen; Kirsten Jørgensen, University of Copenhagen; Robert Henry, The University of Queensland; Mark Edwards, Southern Cross University

4:50 PM
The potato genome sequencing project 2 years on: Comparison of strategies with related projects and perspectives for the future of the world's 3rd food crop"
Christian Bachem, Wageningen-UR; Theo Borm, Wageningen-UR; Jan de Boer, Wageningen-UR; Richard Visser, Wageningen University & Research Center

5:10 PM
Just Genes - well mostly: genomic enrichment for sugarcane genic regions
Peter C. Bundock, Southern Cross University; Rosanne E. Casu, CSIRO Plant Industry; Robert Henry, The University of Queensland

5:30 PM
The international effort to sequence the 17Gb wheat genome: Yes, Wheat can
Catherine Feuillet, INRA; International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), IWGSC

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