Plant Transgene Genetics

Date: Monday, January 12, 2015
Time: 12:50 PM-3:00 PM
Room: Town and Country
Gan-Yuan Zhong and Bala Pudota
12:50 PM
Comparison of Genomic Structural Variation Associated with Cultivars, Mutagenized, and Transgenic Soybean Plants
Robert M. Stupar, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota; Justin E. Anderson, University of Minnesota; Jean-Michel Michno, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota; Adrian O. Stec, University of Minnesota

1:10 PM
Transient and Stable Heterologous Transgene Expression to Investigate the Mechanism of Sex Determination in Persimmon
Isabelle M. Henry, Plant Biology and Genome Center, UC Davis; Takashi Akagi, Kyoto University; Ryutaro Tao, Kyoto University; Luca Comai, Plant Biology and Genome Center, UC Davis

1:30 PM
Towards the Production of a Margarine Type Vegetable Oil in Soybean
Tom Clemente, University of Nebraska; Ed Cahoon, University of Nebraska; Hanh Nguyen, University of Nebraska; Hyunwoo Park, University of Nebraska

2:10 PM
Transformation Efficiency, Transgene Integration Complexity and Expression Stability Following Biolistic or Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Sugarcane
Hao Wu, University of Florida - IFAS; Aloisio Vilarinho, University of Florida - IFAS; Faisal Saeed Awan, University of Florida - IFAS; Qianchun Zeng, University of Florida - IFAS; Baskaran Kannan, University of Florida - IFAS; Tenisha Phipps, University of Florida - IFAS; Jamie McCuiston, Syngenta Biotechnology Inc; Wenling Wang, Syngenta Biotechnology Inc; Kerry Caffall, Syngenta Biotechnology Inc; Fredy Altpeter, University of Florida - IFAS

2:30 PM
MicroRNA Regulation of Auxin-Cytokinin Balance during Soybean Nodule Development
Senthil Subramanian, South Dakota State University; Narasimha R Nizampatnam, South Dakota State University; Spencer Schreier, South Dakota State University; Suresh Damodaran, South Dakota State University

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