2608
Cassava Genomics

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Sunrise - Meeting House
Organizer:
Steve Rounsley
4:00 PM
Genome Sequence and Genetic Diversity of Cassava and Its Wild Relatives
Jessen V. Bredeson, University of California, Berkeley

4:20 PM
Development of Herbicide-Tolerant Cassava Using Random Mutagenesis
Emily J McCallum, ETH Zürich; Sandra Mansveld, KeyGene; Ludvik K Wachowski, KeyGene; Kim Schlegel, ETH Zürich; Serena Rigotti, ETH Zürich; Michiel TJ de Both, KeyGene; Wilhelm Gruissem, ETH Zürich

4:40 PM
Identifying Genetic Load By Whole Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing of Cassava Breeding Lines
Ramu Punna, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University; Fei Lu, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University; Janu Verma, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University; Edward S. Buckler, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University

5:20 PM
TBD
Nigel J. Taylor, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

5:40 PM
QTL Mapping for Resistance to Cassava Viruses in Tanzania
Morag Ferguson, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Esther A. Masumba, Sugarcane Research Institute (SRI); Fortunus Kapinga, Naliendele Agriculture Research and Development Institute; Inosters Nzuki, BioSciences eastern and central Africa; Kasele Salum, Ukiriguru Research Institute; Bernadetha Kimatha, Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute (NARI); Simon Jeremiah, Lake Zone Agricultural Research and Development Institute (LZARDI); Heneriko Philbert Kulembeka, Ukiriguru Research Institute; Edward Kanju, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Dave K Berger, University of Pretoria, Dept Plant Sciences; Alexander A Myburg, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria; Yona Baguma, National Agriculture Research Organisation (NARO); Robert Kawuki, National Crops Resources Research Institute; Tadeo Kaweesi, National Crops Resources Research Institute; Vincent Kyaligonza, National Agriculture Research Organisation (NARO); Geoffrey Suleiman Mkamilo, Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

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