2126
Comparative Genomics

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Golden West
Organizers:
Yong Q. Gu and Nathan M. Springer
8:00 AM
Comparisons of Multiple Indepedent Evolutionary Origins of C4 Photosynthesis
James Schnable, Danforth Plant Sciences Center; Anthony J. Studer, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Thomas P. Brutnell, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

8:20 AM
Using Comparative Data to Reconstruct the Evolution of the Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica) Chromosomes
Katrien M. Devos, Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences), and Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Georgia

8:40 AM
Genome-Wide Analysis of Adaptive Molecular Evolution in the Carnivorous Plant Utricularia gibba
Victor A. Albert, University at Buffalo; Pablo Librado, Universitat de Barcelona; Tien-Hao Chang, Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo; Luis Herrera-Estrella, LANGEBIO, CINVESTAV; Enrique Ibarra-Laclette, Laboratorio Nacional de Genomica para la Biodiversidad; Julio Rozas, Universitat de Barcelona; Lorenzo Carretero-Paulet, University of Buffalo

9:20 AM
Adaptation, Convergence, and the Evolution of Weediness: The Case of Red Rice
Ana Caicedo, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts

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