Rice Functional Genomics

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss new progress in rice functional genomics by inviting leading scientists as speakers and bringing researchers together who work in the area of crop functional genomics.
Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Sunset - Meeting House
Guo-Liang Wang , Mingsheng Chen and Hironori Itoh
4:40 PM
Targeted Genome Editing in Crop Plants Using a CRISPR/Cas System
Caixia Gao, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS

5:00 PM
Cloning of a QTL Increasing Leaf Photosynthesis Rate in Rice
Toshiyuki Takai, NARO Institute of Crop Science; Toshio Yamamoto, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences; Tadashi Hirasawa, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

5:40 PM
Molecular Dissection of the Complex Genetic Architecture of Rice Immunity to the Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae using GWAS
Houxiang Kang, Ohio state university; Yanli Zhang, Institute of Plant Protection, CAAS; Yue Wang, Hunan Agricultural University; Yinghui Xiao, Hunan Agricultural University; Maria Bellizzi, Ohio State University; Shaohong Qu, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences; Pavel Korniliev, Cornell University; Wende Liu, Institute of Plant Protection, CAAS; Zhilong Wang, Hunan Agricultural University; Zhiqiang Li, Institute of Plant Protection, CAAS; Hei Leung, International Rice Research Institute; Susan McCouch, Cornell University; Guo-Liang Wang, The Ohio State University

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