Development and Application of Transgenic Technology in Agriculture

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 3
Ashok Shrawat
1:30 PM
Genome Editing and Targeted Mutagenesis in Plants Using the CRISPR-Cas9 System
Kabin Xie, Pennsylvania State University; Yinong Yang, Pennsylvania State University

1:50 PM
Effects of Agrobacterium tumefaciens-Mediated Transformation with the Hygromycin Resistance Gene Hpt on the Tobacco Transcriptome
Danielle Maluf Quintanilha, University of Sao Paulo; Erika Maria de Jesus, University of Sao Paulo; Fabricio Martins Lopes, Federal University of Technology - Parana; Marie-Anne Van Sluys, University of Sao Paulo

2:10 PM
Using Introns to Increase Gene Expression
Alan B. Rose, University of California; Keith Bradnam, Genome Center, University of California; Shahram Emami, Genome Center, University of California; Ian Korf, Genome Center, University of California

2:30 PM
An Unconventional Fertilization and Weed Control System Based on Genetically Modified Plants able to Metabolize Phosphite
Damar Lopez-Arredondo, StelaGenomics; Luis Herrera-Estrella, LANGEBIO, CINVESTAV

2:50 PM
"Unknown Function" Gene HC1 Regulates Growth and Hydraulic Conductivity in Poplar Trees
Cintia L. Ribeiro, University of Florida; Christopher Dervinis, University of Florida; Gary F. Peter, University of Florida; Timothy Martin, University of Florida; Matias Kirst, University of Florida

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