2679
Perennial Grasses

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 2
Organizers:
Malay C. Saha and Shing Kwok
4:20 PM
Genomics and Breeding of Miscanthus
Erik J. Sacks, Dept of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois; Lindsay V. Clark, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA; Joe E. Brummer, Colorado State University; Katarzyna Glowaca, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Megan Hall, Bio Architecture Lab; Kweon Heo, Kangwon National University; Siyao Liu, University of Illinois; Junhua Peng, Life Sci & Tech Center of China Seed; Shailendra Sharma, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA; Shiveta Sharma, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA; Toshihiko Yamada, Hokkaido University; Ji Hye Yoo, Kangwon National University; Chang Yeon Yu, Kangwon National University; Hua Zhao, Huazhong Agricultural University; Stephen Long, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

4:40 PM
An Association Mapping Approach on Cell Wall Digestibility and Plant Architecture Gives Insight in Yield, Persistency and Forage Quality in Perennial Ryegrasses
Hilde Muylle, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development; Tom Ruttink, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development; Frederik van Parijs, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development; Sabine Van Glabeke, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development; Elisabeth Veeckman, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development; Annelies Haegeman, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development; Stephen Byrne, Aarhus University; Torben Asp, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University; Isabel Roldan-Ruiz, ILVO-Plant Sciences Unit-Growth and Development

5:20 PM
Expanding the Breeder's Toolbox: Use of the Model Perennial Grass Brachypodium sylvaticum to Study Abiotic Stress and to Develop Biotechnological Tools for Switchgrass Improvement
Ray Collier, USDA-ARS; Maureen Daley, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California; Sean Gordon, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Richard Bryan Hernandez, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California; María Reguera, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California; Nir Sade, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California; Matthew Wright, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California; Sangwoong Yoon, USDA-ARS; Eduardo Blumwald, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California; Christian Tobias, USDA-ARS; John P. Vogel, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Roger Thilmony, USDA-ARS

5:40 PM
Detecting Genetic Associations with Phenology in Switchgrass Using Exome-Capture
Paul Grabowski, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center; Joseph Evans, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Chris Daum, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Govindarajan Kunde-Ramamoorthy, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Shweta Deshpande, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Kerrie W. Barry, DOE Joint Genome Institute; Guillaume P. Ramstein, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Emily Crisovan, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Brieanne Vaillancourt, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Jerome Cherney, Cornell University; Denise Costich, Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT); Edward S. Buckler, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University; Shawn Kaeppler, Department of Agronomy and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison; C. Robin Buell, Department of Plant Biology and DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University; Yiwei Jiang, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University; Michael Casler, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center

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