Banana Genomics

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 6-7 (2nd Floor)
Mathieu Rouard and Angélique D'hont
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
Towards a Better Genome Annotation of Different Musa Cultivars Using mRNA Seq and Proteomics Data: The Search for Allelic Variants Related to Drought
Sebastien C Carpentier, KULeuven; Jassmine Zorilla, KULeuven; Ewaut Kissel, KULeuven; Mathieu Rouard, Bioversity International; Alberto Cenci, Bioversity International; Nicolas Roux, Bioversity International; Rony Swennen, KU Leuven

11:10 AM
Transposable Elements and Their Evolution in Musa
Pat Heslop-Harrison, University of Leicester; Gerhard Menzel, Institute of Botany, Technische Universität Dresden; Tony Heitkam, Institute of Botany, Technische Universität Dresden; Faisal Nouroz, University of Leicester; Trude Schwarzacher, University of Leicester; Thomas Schmidt, Technische Universität Dresden, Department of Biology

11:50 AM
Field Trial of Xanthomonas Wilt Disease-Resistant GM Bananas in East Africa
Andrew Kiggundu, National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL); Leena Tripathi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Jaindra Tripathi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Wilberforce Tushemereirwe, National Agriculture Research Laboratories; Sam Korie, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Frank Shotkoski, Cornell University

12:10 PM
Updates on the Musa acuminata Reference Genome Sequence
Angélique D'hont, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Guillaume Martin, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Franc-Christophe Baurens, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Gaëtan Droc, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Alberto Cenci, Bioversity International; Valentin Guignon, Bioversity International; Max Ruas, Bioversity International; Françoise Carreel, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Andrzej Kilian, Diversity Arrays Technology Pty Ltd (DArT PL); Jean-Marc Aury, CEA - Genoscope; Alex Hastie, BioNano Genomics; Jaroslav Dolezel, Institute of Experimental Botany; Nicolas Roux, Bioversity International; Stéphanie Bocs, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Mathieu Rouard, Bioversity International

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