2877
Plant Molecular Breeding

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 3
Organizer:
Jinguo Hu
Chair:
Yunbi Xu
Co-Chair:
Zhi-Kang Li
1:30 PM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Yunbi Xu, CIMMYT/CAAS

1:35 PM
The Post-Genomics Era Rice Breeding: Perspectives and Practices
Zhi-Kang Li, Institute of Crop Sciences/National Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources and Genetic Improvement

1:55 PM
Identifying FATB1a Deletion That Causes Reduced Palmitic Acid Content in Soybean N87-2122-4 to Develop a Diagnostic Marker for a High Throughput Marker-Assisted Selection
Nicole Bachleda, Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia; Anh Pham, Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia; Roger Boerma, Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia; Zenglu Li, Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics and Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, The University of Georgia

2:15 PM
Genome Wide Association Study in Maize
Jianbing Yan, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University

2:35 PM
Can Genomic Selection Help Chickpea Breeding to Develop Superior Lines with Higher Yield Under Drought Stress?
Manish Roorkiwal, ICRISAT; Abhishek Rathore, ICRISAT; Roma R. Das, ICRISAT; Muneendra Singh, ICRISAT; Srinivasan Samineni, ICRISAT; Pooran M Gaur, ICRISAT; Bharadwaj Chellapilla, IARI; Shailesh Tripathi, IARI; John Hickey, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; Aaron Lorenz, University of Nebraska–Lincoln; Jean-Luc Jannink, Cornell University; Rajeev K Varshney, ICRISAT

2:55 PM
Green Super Rice Breeding Technology
Jauhar Ali, PBGB, International Rice Research Institute; Jianlong Xu, Institute of Crop Sciences; Yongming Gao, Institute of Crop Sciences; Jastin E. Revilleza, PBGB, International Rice Research Institute; Neil Franje, PBGB, International Rice Research Institute; Zhikang Li, Institute of Crop Sciences, CAAS, Beijing, China

3:15 PM
Progress and Perspectives in CIMMYT Wheat Molecular Breeding
Susanne Dreisigacker, CIMMYT; Jose Crossa, CIMMYT; David Bonnett, CIMMYT; Deepmala Sehgal, CIMMYT; Karim Ammar, CIMMYT; Matthew Reynolds, CIMMYT; Hans-Joachim Braun, CIMMYT

3:35 PM
Closing Remarks
Zhi-Kang Li, Institute of Crop Sciences/National Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources and Genetic Improvement

3:40 PM
The post-genomics era rice breeding: perspectives and practices
Zhi-Kang Li, Institute of Crop Sciences/National Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources and Genetic Improvement

4:00 PM
Green Super Rice (GSR) Breeding Technology
Jauhar Ali, PBGB, International Rice Research Institute; Jianlong Xu, Institute of Crop Sciences; Yongming Gao, Institute of Crop Sciences; Jastin E. Revilleza, PBGB, International Rice Research Institute; Neil Franje, PBGB, International Rice Research Institute; Zhi-Kang Li, Institute of Crop Sciences/National Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources and Genetic Improvement

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