New Approaches for Developing Disease Resistance in Cereals

The theme of this Workshop is novel approaches to achieving plant disease resistance. The goal is to stimulate discussions on new and emerging approaches to solving plant disease problems, particularly in wheat.
Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 1
Sarah Davidson Evanega , Jan E. Leach and Hei Leung
4:00 PM
Editing the Wheat Genome for Disease Resistance
Jin-Long Qiu, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

4:20 PM
Rust Proteomics: Tools to Understand Effector Molecules
Diana Garnica, College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences; John P. Rathjen, The Australian National University

4:40 PM
Developing new tools for interrogating cereal invaders
Diane Saunders, The Genome Analysis Centre

5:20 PM
Allele Mining and Enhanced Genetic Recombination for Stress Resistant Crops
Hei Leung, International Rice Research Institute

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