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Cacao Genomics Workshop

Following the recent sequencing and assembly of two cacao genomes, this workshop focuses on the application of cacao genomics information to identify candidate genes involved in the regulation of important agronomic traits such as disease resistance among other topics.
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 3-4
Organizer:
David N. Kuhn
10:30 AM
Translating Targeted Mutagenesis Technologies into Crop Species
Shaun J Curtin, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota; Nevin D. Young, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota; Dan Voytas, University of Minnesota; Robert M. Stupar, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota

11:10 AM
11:30 AM
Differential Cacao Cultivar Gene Expression with RoDEO
Niina Haiminen, IBM T J Watson Research - Computational Biology Center; Laxmi Parida, IBM T J Watson Research - Computational Biology Center; David N. Kuhn, USDA ARS SHRS

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