Banana Genomics

Nicolas Roux(Bioversity International)
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Time: 10:20 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 6-7 (2nd Floor)
10:20 AM
The Sequence of the Banana (Musa acuminata) Genome
Angelique D'Hont, CIRAD; Patrick Wincker, CEA - Genoscope

10:50 AM
Mobile Elements in Musa Genomes
Trude Schwarzacher, University of Leicester; Chee How Teo, IPK-Gatersleben; Faisal Nouroz, University of Leicester; Pat Heslop-Harrison, University of Leicester

11:20 AM
MaMADS1 and MaMADS2 Are Components of the Signaling Pathway of Fruit Ripening in Banana
Tomer Elitzur, Agriculture Research Organization (ARO), The Volcani Center; Julia Vrebalov, Cornell University; James Giovannoni, USDA-ARS and Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Esther Yakir, Agriculture Research Organization (ARO), The Volcani Center; Haya Friedman, Agriculture Research Organization (ARO), The Volcani Center

11:50 AM
Insights From a 454-based Reference Transcriptome for Banana From Drought Stressed and Control Tissues
Moses Nyine, Makerere University; Ann Nanteza, Makerere University; Agnes Chan, J. Craig Venter Institute; Chris Town, J. Craig Venter Institute, 9704 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA; Jim Lorenzen, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

12:20 PM

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