3059
Brassicas

Date: Saturday, January 9, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 2
Organizers:
Ian Bancroft and J. Chris Pires
10:30 AM
Homoeologous Recombination Between Duplicated Genes in Brassica Genomes
Xiyin Wang, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia

10:50 AM
Copy-Number Variation in Flowering-Time Regulators as a Driving Force for Adaptation of Brassica napus
Sarah Schiessl, Department of Plant Breeding, Justus Liebig University; Richard Reinhardt, Max Planck Genome Centre; Lisa Czaja, Max Planck Genome Centre; Diana Kühn, Max Planck Genome Centre; Bruno Huettel, Max Planck Genome Centre; Rod Snowdon, Department of Plant Breeding, Justus Liebig University

11:10 AM
Physiological Genetics of Drought Adaptation in Brassica napus
John K. McKay, Colorado State University; Richard Fletcher, Cargill Specialty Seeds and Oils

11:30 AM
Identifying Candidate Genes for Improved Nutrition in Watercress through RNA-Seq
Nikol Voutsina, University of Southampton; Adrienne Payne, University of Southampton; Mark A. Chapman, University of Southampton; Gail Taylor, University of Southampton

11:50 AM
Genomics of Domestication of Brassica rapa
Xinshuai Qi, University of Arizona

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