3051
Aquaculture

This workshop will cover current research advances on development of molecular and genomics tools for aquaculture species, application of molecular genetics and genomics to selective breeding, application of genome editing in aquaculture, and selective breeding in commercial aquaculture populations.
Date: Saturday, January 9, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-6:10 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 3-4
Organizer:
Mohamed Salem
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks


8:05 AM
Editing Fish Genome With CRISPR
Wenbiao Chen, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

9:05 AM
Regulatory Approval of Genetically Engineered AquAdvantage Salmon
John Buchanan, Center for Aquaculture Technologies

10:05 AM
AM Break


11:20 AM
A Genome-Wide Association Study for Low Oxygen Tolerance in Catfish using the 250K SNP Array
Xiaozhu Wang, Auburn University; The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory

12:00 PM
Lunch Break


2:00 PM
Progress of the Shrimp Genomic Sequencing Project
Jianhai Xiang, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2:40 PM
The Catfish MicroRNAome: Identification, Annotation and Expression Profiling in Response to Bacterial Infections and Hypoxia Stress
Shikai Liu, Auburn University; The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory

3:00 PM
PM Break


4:45 PM
Development of the Catfish 690K SNP Arrays for Analysis of Quantitative Traits
Qifan Zeng, Auburn University; The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory; Qiang Fu, Auburn University; The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory; Shikai Liu, Auburn University; The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory; Yun Li, Auburn University; The Fish Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Laboratory

5:05 PM
NRSP-8 Bioinformatics Coordinator


5:15 PM
Business Meeting


5:45 PM
Break


7:00 PM
Aquaculture reception and poster session


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