Weedy and Invasive Plant Genomics

Weedy and invasive plants are probably the plants with the most economic impact worldwide, yet our knowledge about their genomes are still is not very well developed. This workshop continues to update the state of technology and science of genomics, transcriptomics, and molecular genetics of weedy and invasive plants and traits of importance.
Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Time: 10:20 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 4-5 (2nd Floor)
C. Neal Stewart Jr. and Patrick Tranel
10:20 AM
Progress In Understanding The Genomics Of Invasiveness In a Model Perennial Weed
David Horvath, USDA-ARS; Brian Scheffler, USDA-ARS-MSA; Igor Andreev, Institute of Molecular Biology & Genetics; Wun S. Chao, USDA-ARS; James V. Anderson, USDA-ARS; Michael E. Foley, USDA-ARS; Munevver Dogramaci, USDA-ARS

10:40 AM
New Findings On Gene Regulation Of Seed Shattering and Dormancy In Red Rice
Aldo Merotto, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS; Anderson L. Nunes, Federal Institute of Rio Grande do Sul, Sertão; Carla A. Delatorre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS; C Markus, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS

11:00 AM
Investigating Herbicide Resistance and Evolutionary History Of The Highly Adaptable Turfgrass Weed Annual Bluegrass (Poa annua)
Scott McElroy, Auburn University; Shu Chen, Auburn University; Andrej Svyantek, Auburn University

11:20 AM
De Novo Genome Assembly For The Economically-Important Weed Conyza canadensis From Multiple Integrated Next-Generation Sequencing Data
Yanhui Peng, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee; Zhao Lai, Department of Biology, Indiana University; Thomas Lane, University of Tennessee; Miki Okada, University of California - Davis; Marie Jasieniuk, University of California - Davis; Loren Rieseberg, University of British Columbia; C. Neal Stewart Jr., Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee

11:40 AM
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