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Cucurbit

Recent findings in Cucurbit species utilizing genomic tools
Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 4-5 (2nd Floor)
Organizers:
Amnon Levi and Yaakov (Kobi) Tadmor
4:00 PM
Resemblance and Differences in the Feral (C. lanatus subsp. lanatus) and Cultivated Watermelon (C. lanatus subsp. vulgaris) Genomes
Shaogui Guo, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Honghe Sun, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Jinbo Zhang, Novogene Bioinformatics Institute; Yi Ren, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Haiying Zhang, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Jie Zhang, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Guoyi Gong, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Ruiqiang Li, Novogene Bioinformatics Institute; Zhangjun Fei, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University; Yong Xu, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences

4:20 PM
Genome Sequencing of Cucurbita Species
Zhangjun Fei, Cornell University

4:40 PM
Transcriptome-Based Ultra-High Resolution QTL Analysis of Fruit Quality Traits in Melon
Navot Galpaz, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Itay Gonda, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Doron Shem Tov, Tel Aviv University; Omer Barad, NRGENE LTD.; Shery Lev, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Galil Tzury, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Zhangjun Fei, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University; Vitaly Portnoy, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Rotem Harel-Beja, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Adi Doron-Faigenboim, Volcani Center, ARO; Merav Kenigswald, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Einat Bar, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Eran Halperin, Tel Aviv University; Guy Kol, NRGENE Ltd.; Yaakov (Kobi) Tadmor, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Joseph Burger, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); Ari Schaffer, Volcani Center, ARO; Efraim Lewinsohn, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO); James Giovannoni, USDA-ARS and Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Nurit Katzir, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO)

5:00 PM
Genome Wide Association (GWAS) Mapping of Trichome Density and Length in Watermelon
Abiodun Bodunrin, West Virginia State University; Thangasamy Saminathan, Department of Biology, West Virginia State University; Padma Nimmakayala, Department of Biology, West Virginia State University; Umesh K. Reddy, Department of Biology, West Virginia State University

5:20 PM
Sequencing and Assembly of the Genome of an American Watermelon Ecotype, Charleston Gray
Linyong Mao, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Honghe Sun, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Yi Zheng, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Chen Jiao, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University; Patrick Wechter, USDA-ARS; Kai-Shu Ling, USDA-ARS, U.S. Vegetable Laboratory; Yaakov (Kobi) Tadmor, Agricultural Research Organization, Newe Ya'ar Research Center; Nurit Katzir, Agricultural Research Organization, Newe Ya'ar Research Center; Alvaro Hernandez, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center; Padma Nimmakayala, Department of Biology, West Virginia State University; Umesh K. Reddy, Department of Biology, West Virginia State University; Shaogui Guo, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Yong Xu, National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences; Amnon Levi, USDA-ARS; Zhangjun Fei, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University

5:40 PM
A Major QTL Is Associated with Fusarium Wilt Race 1 Resistance in Watermelon
Shaunese Lambel, HM. CLAUSE Seed Company; Brenda Lanini, HM. CLAUSE Seed Company; Elisabetta Vivoda, HM. CLAUSE Seed Company; Julie Fauve, HM. CLAUSE Seed Company; Patrick Wechter, USDA-ARS; Karen Harris, USDA, ARS,; Laura Massey, USDA, ARS, U.S. Vegetable Laboratory; Amnon Levi, USDA, ARS, U.S. Vegetable Laboratory

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