2707
Solanaceae

This year's session will highlight exciting new work on Solanaceae genomics.
Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Pacific Salon 1
Organizers:
David Douches and Giovanni Giuliano
8:00 AM
Identification of Sterol Side Chain Reductase 2 (SSR2), a Key Enzyme in the Biosynthesis of Cholesterol As the Common Precursor of Toxic Steroidal Glycoalkaloids in Potato
Kazuki Saito, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science; Satoru Sawai, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science; Kiyoshi Ohyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Shuhei Yasumoto, Osaka University; Hikaru Seki, Osaka University; Tetsushi Sakuma, Hiroshima University; Takashi Yamamoto, Hiroshima University; Yumiko Takebayashi, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science; Mikiko Kojima, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science; Hitoshi Sakakibara, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science; Toshio Aoki, Nihon University; Toshiya Muranaka, Osaka University; Naoyuki Umemoto, Kirin Co., Ltd.

8:20 AM
Broadening the Genomic Scope for the Solanaceae: New Genome Approaches
Bjorn Usadel, Forschungzentrum Juelich & RWTH Aachen

8:40 AM
Potato StCDF1: A Master Regulator for Potato Tuber Development
Christian Bachem, Plant Breeding Wageningen University & Research centre, Wageningen, Netherlands; José Abelenda, Plant Breeding Wageningen University & Research centre, Wageningen, Netherlands; Sara Bergonzi, Plant Breeding Wageningen University & Research centre, Wageningen, Netherlands; Richard Visser, Wageningen UR Plant Breeding

9:20 AM
Reinventing Potato at the Diploid Level
Shelley Jansky, USDA-ARS; David Douches, Michigan State University; Jeffrey Endelman, University of Wisconsin Department of Horticulture

9:40 AM
Transcriptional Control of Tomato Fruit Ripening Is Mediated By Diverse Positive and Negative Regulators
James Giovannoni, USDA-ARS and Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research

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