2107
Avocado and other Subtropical and Tropical Tree Crops

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Towne - Meeting House
Organizer:
Mary Lu Arpaia
10:30 AM
Development of SNP Markers from the Mango Transcriptome for Mapping and Estimation of Genetic Diversity
David N. Kuhn, USDA ARS SHRS; Le-Shin Wu, National Center for Genome Analysis Support; Natalie L. Dillon, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; David J. Innes, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; Keithanne Mockaitis, Department of Biology

10:50 AM
Using iXora for Haplotyping to Increase the Resolution of Trait Mapping in Avocado
Laxmi Parida, IBM Research; Filippo Utro, IBM Research; Niina Haiminen, IBM Research; David N. Kuhn, USDA ARS SHRS

11:10 AM
Functional and Evolutive Analysis of the Avocado Genome
Enrique Ibarra-Laclette, Laboratorio Nacional de Genomica para la Biodiversidad; Anahi Perez-Torres, Laboratorio nacional de Genomica para la Biodiversidad; Alfonso Mendez-Bravo, Laboratorio Nacional de Genomica para la Biodiversidad; Eric Lyons, University of Arizona; Alejandro Barrientos, Universidad Autonoma de Chapingo; Keithanne Mockaitis, Department of Biology; Victor A. Albert, University at Buffalo; Luis Herrrera-Estrella, Laboratorio Nacional de Genomica para la Biodiversidad

11:30 AM
Developmental Profiles of the  Avocado Fruit Transcriptome During Oil Accumulation
Aruna Kilaru, East Tennessee State University; Xia Cao, Michigan State University; Ha-Jung Sung, East Tennessee State University; Parker Dabbs, East Tennessee State University; Mahbubur Rahman, East Tennessee State University; Keithanne Mockaitis, Indiana University; John Ohlrogge, Michigan State University

11:50 AM
12:10 PM
Creating Genomic Infrastructure for Mango Breeding
Amir Sherman, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Mor Rubinstein, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Ravit Eshed, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Miri Benita, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Mazal Ish-Shalom, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Michal Sharabi, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Ada Rozen, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; David Saada, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Ron Ophir, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center; Yuval Cohen, Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center

12:30 PM
New Insights on the Center of Origin of Cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill., Annonaceae) Combining Molecular Tools and Geographic Information Systems
Nerea Larrañaga, IHSM la Mayora - CSIC; Marteen van Zonneveld, Bioversity International; Federico Albertazzi, Universidad de Costa Rica; Gustavo A. Fontecha, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras; Margarita Palmieri, Universidad del Valle; J. Inaki Hormaza, IHSM La Mayora - CSIC

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