Generation Challenge Program

Rajeev Kumar Varshney(ICRISAT/GCP)
Date: Monday, January 16, 2012
Time: 12:50 PM-3:00 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 4,5,6
12:50 PM
Welcome & Introduction (Rajeev Kumar Varshney)

1:15 PM
Cowpea Genome Resources Developed in Support of Breeding
Timothy J. Close, University of California; Mitchell R. Lucas, University of California; Ndeye Ndack Diop, University of California; Ndiaga Cisse, Institut Senegalais de la Recherches Agricole; Issa Drabo, Institut de l'Environment et des Recherches Agricole; Ousmane Boukar, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Rogerio Chiulele, Eduardo Mondlane University; Philip Roberts, University of California; Jeffrey Ehlers, University of California

1:35 PM
Comparative and evolutionary studies of major peanut allergen genes
Milind B. Ratnaparkhe, Univeristy of Georgia, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory; Tae-Ho Lee, Plant Genome Mapping Lab - University of Georgia; Xu Tan, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory-University of Georgia; Xiyin Wang, Plant Genome Mapping Lab - University of Georgia; Jingping Li, University of Georgia; Changsoo Kim, University of Georgia Plant Genome Mapping Lab; Lisa K. Rainville, University of Georgia Plant Genome Mapping Lab; Cornelia Lemke, University of Georgia; Rosana O. Compton, University of Georgia; Maria Gallo, University of Florida; David John Bertioli, University of Brasilia; Andrew Paterson, University of Georgia Plant Genome Mapping Lab

1:55 PM
Enhancing Yield under Low Phosphorus: Cloning of the Pup1 Major Gene and Marker Assisted Breeding of Tolerant Rice
Sigrid Heuer, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Joong Hyoun Chin, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Rico Gamuyao, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Cheryl Dalid, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Joko Prasetiyono, ICABIOGRAD; Matthias Wissuwa, Japan International Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)

2:35 PM
The Integrated Breeding Platform
Delphine Fleury, ACPFG-University of Adelaide; Graham McLaren, Generation Challenge Programme; Xavier Delannay, Generation Challenge Programme, c/o CIMMYT; Mark Sawkins, Generation Challenge Programme; Arllet Portugal, Generation Challenge Programme; Chunlin He, Generation Challenge Programme, c/o CIMMYT; Fred Okono, Generation Challenge Programme; Ndeye Ndack Diop, Generation Challenge Programme; Jean-Marcel Ribaut, Generation Challenge Programme

2:55 PM
Summary & Wrap-up (Rajeev Kumar Varshney)

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