Cassava Genomics

Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Sunrise - Meeting House
Steve Rounsley
4:00 PM
Cassava Genomics Update: Genetic Mapping, Genome Improvement and Diversity
Jessen V. Bredeson, University of California, Berkeley

4:20 PM
Next-Generation RAD Sequencing Unravel Genomic Diversity and Patterns of Introgression Between Wild and Domesticated Manihots
L. Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, CIAT; Jorge A. Duitama Castellanos, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); Claudia Samantha Perea de La Torre, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); Joe Tohme, International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT

4:40 PM
Applying Genomics to Crop Improvement
Rebecca Bart, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

5:00 PM
A Decade of Research on Cassava Brown Streak Disease in Uganda
Robert Kawuki, National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI)

5:20 PM
Towards the Implementation of Genomic Selection for Cassava Breeding in Africa
Chiedozie Egesi, National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI)

5:40 PM
Virtualplant: A Software Platform for Translational Systems Biology Research in Crops
Manpreet S. Katari, New York University; Stuti Srivastava, New York University; Kranthi K. Varala, New York University; Rodrigo Gutierrez, P. Universidad Catolica de Chile; Dennis Shasha, New York University; Gloria Coruzzi, New York University

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