2678
Palm Genomics & Genetics

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Towne - Meeting House
Organizers:
Frederique Aberlenc-Bertossi and Norbert Billotte
1:30 PM
A Story of Flasks and Flowers: New Perspectives in the Search for Markers of the Mantled Somaclonal Variation of Oil Palm
Estelle Jaligot, CIRAD, UMR DIADE; Wei Yeng Hooi, FELDA - CIRAD; Frédérique Richaud, CIRAD, UMR DIADE; Mawussé D.T. Agbessi, UMR DIADE; Yen Yen Kwan, Felda Global Ventures Research and Development Sdn. Bhd.; Thierry Beulé, UMR DIADE; Myriam Collin, UMR DIADE; Emilie Debladis, IRD, UMR DIADE; François Sabot, UMR DIADE; Olivier Garsmeur, CIRAD, UMR AGAP; Angelique D'Hont, UMR AGAP; Sharifah Shahrul Rabiah Syed Alwee, FELDA Biotechnology Centre; Alain Rival, CIRAD, UMR DIADE

1:50 PM
Genomic Characterization of E. oleifera Polymorphic Sites Based on Physical Mapping to the E. guineensis Genome
Jaire A. F. Filho, Embrapa Agroenergy; Eduardo Fernandes Formighieri, Embrapa Agroenergy; Manoel Teixeira Souza Junior, Embrapa Agroenergy; Alexandre Alonso Alves, Embrapa Agroenergy

2:10 PM
Genomic Selection for Heterosis without Dominance in Multiplicative Traits: Case Study of Bunch Production in Oil Palm
David Cros, CIRAD; Marie Denis, CIRAD; Jean-Marc Bouvet, CIRAD; Leopoldo Sanchez, INRA

2:50 PM
The Identification of the Fruit Colour Gene of Oil Palm and Its Implications in Improving Palm Oil Yield
Rajinder Singh, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Eng-Ti L Low, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Leslie Cheng-Li Ooi, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Meilina Ong Abdullah, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Rajanaidu Nookiah, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Ngoot-Chin Ting, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Mohamad Arif Abdul Manaf, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Jayanthi Nagappan, Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Muhammad Arief Budiman, Orion Genomics LLC; Nathan Lakey, Orion Genomics LLC; Blaire Bacher, Orion Genomics LLC; Andrew Van Brunt, Orion Genomics LLC; Steven W Smith, Orion Genomics LLC; Jared Ordway, Orion Genomics LLC; Rob Martienssen, HHMI-GBMF Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi, Malaysian Palm Oil Board

3:10 PM
Break


3:25 PM
Identification and Development of New Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers for Main Causal Agent of Oil Palm Basal Stem Rot Disease using Ganoderma boninense Genome Assembly
Maxime Mercière, Cirad; Anthony Laybats, CIRAD; Cathy Carasco-Lacombe, CIRAD; Joon Sheong Tan, Felda Global Ventures Research and Development Sdn. Bhd.; Christophe Klopp, INRA - SIGENAE; Tristan Durand-Gasselin, PalmElit SA; Sharifah Shahrul Rabiah Syed Alwee, FELDA Biotechnology Centre; Létizia Camus-Kulandaivelu, CIRAD; Fréderic Breton, CIRAD

3:45 PM
Phylogeny and Historical Biogeography of the Cocosoid Palms (Arecaceae, Arecoideae, Cocoseae) Inferred from Sequences of Six WRKY Gene Family Loci
Alan W. Meerow, USDA, ARS, SHRS; Larry Noblick, Montgomery Botanical Center; Dayana E. Salas-Leiva, Dept. Biological Sciences Florida International University; Vanessa Sanchez, USDA-ARS-SHRS; Javier Francisco-Ortega, Kushlan Tropical Science Institute, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden; Brett Jestrow, Kushlan Tropical Science Institute, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden; Kyoko Nakamura, USDA-ARS-SHRS

4:05 PM
Ancient Population Structure in Phoenix dactylifera Revealed By Genome-Wide Genotyping of Geographically Diverse Date Palm Cultivars
Lisa Sara Mathew, WCMC-Qatar; Michael Seidel, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology / MIPS; Manuel Spannagl, Helmholtz Center Munich - Plant Genome and Systems Biology; Maria Fernanda Torres, WCMC-Qatar; Robert R. Krueger, USDA-ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Citrus & Dates; Georg Haberer, Helmholtz Zentrum München; Klaus F.X. Mayer, Helmholtz Center Munich - Plant Genome and Systems Biology; Karsten Suhre, WCMC-Qatar; Yasmin A. Mohamoud, WCMC-Qatar; Joel A. Malek, Weill Cornell Medical College

4:25 PM
National Date Palm Germplasm Repository
Robert R. Krueger, USDA-ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Citrus & Dates

4:45 PM
Sustainable and Genomics Approaches for Date Palm Improvement to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Osman Radwan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Fatima Al-Naemi, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

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