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Organellar Genetics

Current research on organellar (chloroplast or mitochondrial) genetics and genomics will be presented and discussed.
Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 6-7 (2nd Floor)
Organizer:
Michael J. Havey
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
The Mitochondrial Genome Evolution of the Geranium Family: Elevated Substitution Rates Decrease Genomic Complexity
Felix Grewe, The Field Museum of Natural History; Emily A. Gubbels, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Jeffrey P. Mower, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

11:30 AM
Understanding the Role of Cytoplasmic Genomes in Stress Tolerance in Wheat
Marisa Elena Miller, University of Minnesota/USDA-ARS; Katie L. Liberatore, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory; Shahryar F. Kianian, USDA ARS

12:00 PM
The Mosaic Mutants of Cucumber: A Method to Produce Mitochondrial Knock-Downs
Angel Del Valle Echevarria, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Grzegorz Bartoszewski, Warsaw University of Life Sciences; Michael J. Havey, USDA-ARS and University of Wisconsin

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