2603
Brachypodium Genomics

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 2
Organizer:
David Garvin
10:30 AM
PMT, a Grass-Specific Acyltransferase Involved in Lignin Biosynthesis
Deborah Petrik, Illinois State University and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center; Steven D. Karlen, GLBRC and University of Wisconsin; Cynthia L. Cass, Illinois State University and GLBRC; Dharshana Padmakshan, University of Wisconsin; Fachuang Lu, University of Wisconsin; Sarah Liu, University of Wisconsin; Philippe Le Bris, INRA; Sebastien Antelme, INRA-IJPB; Nicholas Santoro, DOE GLBRC,Michigan State University; Curtis Wilkerson, Michigan State University; Richard Sibout, INRA-IJPB; Catherine Lapierre, INRA-IJPB; John Ralph, GLBRC, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Energy Institute; John C. Sedbrook, Illinois State University, GLBRC

10:50 AM
Arabidopsis Lost Its Sister: Why Brachypodium Is a Better Model to Study PIN-Mediated Auxin Transport in the Shoot
Devin O'Connor, Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge University; Ottoline Leyser, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University

11:10 AM
High-Throughput Phenotyping of Brachypodium distachyon under Progressive Drought and Heat Stress
Malia Gehan, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Noah Fahlgren, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Tracy Hummel, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Stephanie Turnipseed, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Todd Mockler, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

11:30 AM
Examining Flowering Time in the Grasses: Population Structure and Genome-Wide Association Mapping in Brachypodium distachyon
Ludmila Tyler, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department; Scott J Lee, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts; Nelson D. Young, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts; Gregory A. DeIulio, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department; Elena Benavente, Department of Biotechnology, ETSIA, Technical University of Madrid; Michael Reagon, Department of Biology, The Ohio State University Lima; Jessica Sysopha, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts; Riccardo M. Baldini, Department of Biology, University of Florence; Angelo Troìa, Dipartimento STEBICEF, Sezione di Botanica ed Ecologia vegetale, Università di Palermo; Samuel P Hazen, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts; Ana Caicedo, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts

12:10 PM
The Brachypodium-Puccinia graminis System: Solving a Puzzle to Uncover the Underlying Mechanisms of Non-Host Resistance and Plant Immunity
Melania Figueroa, University of Minnesota; Sean Gordon, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Claudia Castell-Miller, University of Minnesota; Feng Li, University of Minnesota; Sergei Filichkin, Oregon State University; Matthew J. Moscou, The Sainsbury Laboratory; John P. Vogel, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Todd C. Mockler, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; David F. Garvin, USDA-ARS, Plant Science Research Unit; William F. Pfender, USDA-ARS, Forage Seed and Cereal Research Unit

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