QTL Cloning

This workshop will present state-of-the-art research on cloning QTLs in plants, a key topic for genomics-based breeding and to gain a better understanding of the functional basis of quantitative traits.
Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Town and Country
Roberto Tuberosa
8:00 AM
The Role of Gene Duplication and Allelic Diversity in Adaptation for High Soil Boron
Peter Langridge, Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics

8:20 AM
Cloning a Major QTL for Dormancy in Wheat
Jose Barrero, CSIRO Agriculture; Colin Cavanagh, CSIRO, Agriculture Flagship; Penghao Wang, CSIRO, Agriculture Flagship; Stuart Stephen, CSIRO, Agriculture Flagship; Arunas Verbyla, CSIRO, Digital Productivity & Services Flagship; Klara Verbyla, CSIRO, Digital Productivity & Services Flagship; Emma Huang, CSIRO, Digital Productivity & Services Flagship; Josquin Tibbits, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Matthew Hayden, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Frank Gubler, CSIRO, Agriculture Flagship

8:40 AM
Identifying the Function of Sorghum's Drought Tolerance Stay-Green QTL
Andrew K. Borrell, University of Queensland; John Mullet, Texas A&M University; Barbara George-Jaeggli, Queensland Government; Erik van Oosterom, University of Queensland; Emma Mace, Queensland Government; Graeme L Hammer, University of Queensland; Patricia E. Klein, Department of Horticulture,Texas A&M University; Brock D. Weers, Texas A&M University; Yang Shanshan, Texas A&M University; David R. Jordan, University of Queensland

9:00 AM
Using skim-based genotyping by sequencing for trait association and QTL cloning in Brassica napus
Philipp Emanuel Bayer, University of Queensland; Pradeep Ruperao, University of Western Australia; Annaliese S. Mason, University of Queensland; Jiri Stiller, CSIRO Plant Industry; Kenneth Chan, University of Queensland; Satomi Hayashi, University of Queensland; Salman Alamery, University of Queensland; Reece Tollenaere, University of Queensland; Paul Visendi, University of Brisbane; Yan Long, National Key Lab. of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University; Jinling Meng, National Key Lab. of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University; Tim Sutton, Australian Center for Plant Functional Genomics; Rajeev K Varshney, ICRISAT; Jacqueline Batley, University of Queensland; David Edwards, University of Western Australia

9:40 AM
Molecular Mechanisms of Quantitative Genetics Revealed By Cloning and Systems Analysis of 474 Genes Controlling Fiber Length in Cotton and 1,501 Genes Controlling Grain Yield in Maize
Meiping Zhang, Texas A&M University; Yun-Hua Liu, Texas A&M University; Yang Zhang, Texas A&M University; Wenwei Xu, Texas A&M University; Seth Murray, Texas A&M University; Wayne Smith, Texas A&M University; Steve Hague, Texas A&M University; Sing-Hoi Sze, Texas A&M University; James Frelichowski, USDA-ARS, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center; Hong-Bin Zhang, Texas A&M University

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