Non-Seed Plants

This session deals with the genomes/transcriptomes of seedless plants in the wide sense, i.e., algae, bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, hornworts), lycopods and ferns. Traditionally, we place a lot of emphasis on mosses, with the flagship moss P. patens having a fixed part in this session. This time we will also include talks about 1KP non-seed plant transcriptomes and about evolution of phytohormone signaling.
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013
Time: 3:50 PM-6:00 PM
Room: Sunrise
Organizer:
Stefan A. Rensing
3:50 PM
Functional Evolution of PIN Auxin Transporters in the Green Lineage
Tom Viaene, Ghent University; Jiri Friml, Ghent University

4:10 PM
Origin of the Molecular "Toolkit" for Plant – Microbe Symbioses
Pierre-Marc Delaux, University of Wisconsin Madison; Jean-Michel Ané, Department of Agronomy - University of Wisconsin Madison; Guillaume Bécard, CNRS / LRSV - University of Toulouse; Nathalie Séjalon-Delmas, ENSAT - University of Toulouse

4:50 PM
One Thousand Land Plant Transcriptomes: Challenges, Developments, and Status
Dennis Wm. Stevenson, New York Botanical Garden; Sean Graham, Univesrity of British Columbia; Gane Ka-Shu Wong, University of Alberta

5:10 PM
The Physcomitrella Illumina Infinium SNP Array: Informing Genetics and Genomics in Mosses
Wellington Muchero, BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Andrew C Cuming, University of Leeds, UK; Stuart McDaniel, University of Florida; Daniel Lang, University of Freiburg Plant Biotechnology ; Stefan A. Rensing, Faculty of Biology, University of Marburg; Priya Ranjan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Uffe Hellsten, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Ann Wymore, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Lee Gunter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jerry Jenkins, DOE Joint Genome Institute; David Weston, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jeremy Schmutz, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology; Gerald A. Tuskan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

5:30 PM
The Physcomitrella patens v3 Pseudochromosomal Flagship Genome
Stefan A. Rensing, Faculty of Biology, University of Marburg

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