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Grass Genome Initiative (IGGI)

Comparative analysis of the structure, function and evolution of the genomes of grasses and their close relatives
Date: Monday, January 13, 2014
Time: 12:50 PM-3:00 PM
Room: Sunrise - Meeting House
Organizers:
Katrien M. Devos and Jeffrey L. Bennetzen
12:50 PM
Genomic Redundancy in Young Polyploids: Does It Play an Important Role in Adaptation?
Eduard Akhunov, Kansas State University; Sunish Sehgal, Kansas State University; Katherine Jordan, Kansas State University; Alina Akhunova, Integrated Genomics Facility; Yanni Lun, Kansas State University; Hanquan Liang, Integrative Genomics Facility, Kansas State University; Bikram S. Gill, Kansas State University; Schichen Wang, Kansas State University

1:15 PM
Ways to Unlock Barley´s Secondary Gene Pool for Breeding By Next-Generation-Sequencing
Neele Wendler, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Nils Stein, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Martin Mascher, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Uwe Scholz, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Axel Himmelbach, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Brigitte Ruge-Wehling, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI); Christiane Noeh, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)

2:05 PM
TBD4
R Kelly Dawe, University of Georgia

2:30 PM
Comparative Genomics of Cellulase Gene Families in the Grasses
Geoff Fincher, University of Adelaide, Waite Campus

2:55 PM
TBD6
C. Robin Buell, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Joseph Evans, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Jeongwoon Kim, Michigan State Unviersity; Brieanne Vaillancourt, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Emily Crisovan, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Todd Richmond, Nimblegen; Jeffrey A. Jeddeloh, Roche NimbleGen; Kevin L. Childs, Michigan State University; Shawn Kaeppler, Department of Agronomy and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Michael Casler, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center

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