Sugar Cane (ICSB)

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 1-2
Paul H. Moore and T. Erik Mirkov
8:00 AM
Comparative Analysis of Miscanthus and Saccharum Reveals a Shared Whole-Genome Duplication but Different Evolutionary Fates
Changsoo Kim, University of Georgia; Xiyin Wang, University of Georgia; Tae-Ho Lee, University of Georgia; Katrin Jakob, Mendel Biotechnology; Geung-Joo Lee, Chungnam National University; Andrew H. Paterson, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia

8:30 AM
Diversity and Exome Variation in Saccharum Spp
Jianping Wang, Agronomy Department, University of Florida; Jian Song, Agronomy Department, University of Florida; Xiping Yang, Agronomy Department, University of Florida; Spurthi N. Nayak, Agronomy Department, University of Florida; James Todd, Sugarcane Field Station, USDA-ARS; Hardev S. Sandhu, Everglade Research and Education Center; Jack Comstock, Sugarcane Field Station, USDA-ARS

9:00 AM
Using Next Generation Sequencing for Tagging Stress Resistance Genes from S. spontaneum
Jong-Won Park, Texas AgriLife Research; Qingyi Yu, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Thiago Benatti, CTC - Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira; Jorge A. Da Silva, Texas A&M University

9:30 AM
coffee break

10:00 AM
TALEN-Mediated Precision Mutagenesis and Intragenic RNAi for Lignin Reduction in Sugarcane
Je Hyeong Jung, University of Florida - IFAS; Hugo Dermawan, University of Florida - IFAS; Fredy Altpeter, Agronomy Department, University of Florida

10:30 AM
Metabolic Engineering of Sugarcane for Production of Oil and Increased Biomass Yield
Je Hyeong Jung, University of Florida - IFAS; Janice Zale, University of Florida - IFAS; Jae Yoon Kim, University of Florida - IFAS; Bhuvan Pathak, University of Florida - IFAS; Aloisio Vilarinho, University of Florida - IFAS; Aleel Grennan, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Hui Liu, Brookhaven National Lab; Ratna Karan, University of Florida - IFAS; Baskaran Kannan, University of Florida - IFAS; Xiaoguo Zhang, University of Florida - IFAS; Xiuhua Chen, University of Florida - IFAS; Jason Candreva, Brookhaven National Lab; Rebecca A. Slattery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Zhiyang Zhai, Brookhaven National Lab; Stephen Long, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Don Ort, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; John Shanklin, Brookhaven National Lab; Fredy Altpeter, Agronomy Department, University of Florida

11:00 AM
Genome Organization and Molecular Characterization of P1 Suppressor from Indian Sugarcane Streak Mosaic VirusĀ isolates
B. Parameswari, Sugarcane Breeding Institute Regional Centre; K. Bagyalakshmi, Sugarcane Breedng Institute; R. Viswanathan, Sugarcane Breedng Institute; C. Chinnaraja, Sugarcane Breedng Institute

11:30 AM
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