3062
Cassava Genomics

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Sunrise - Meeting House
Organizer:
Steve Rounsley
4:00 PM
Insights from Genome Sequencing of Cassava and other Manihot
Jessica B. Lyons, University of California, Berkeley

4:20 PM
CG Gene Body DNA Methylation Changes and Evolution of Duplicated Genes in Cassava
Steve Jacobsen, University of California at Los Angeles

4:40 PM
Variant Prioritization for Genomic Selection in Cassava
Dunia Pino del Carpio, Cornell University

5:20 PM
Assessing  Diversity in Cassava through the Application of Metabolomics
Paul D. Fraser, Royal Holloway University of London

5:40 PM
Unlocking the Breeding Potential of African Crops through Efficient Data Management: The Example of Cassavabase
Guillaume Jean Bauchet, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Isaak Y. Tecle, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Naama Menda, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Alex C. Ogbonna, National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI); Bryan Ellerbrock, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Nicolas Morales, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research; Agbona Afolabi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Ismail Rabbi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Peter Kulakow, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Jean-Luc Jannink, Cornell University; Jeremy D. Edwards, USDA-ARS; Lukas Mueller, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research

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