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Domestication Genomics

Plant and animal domestication genomics, with a focus on evolutionary history, the impacts of domestication on genome-wide variation, and the genomic basis of domestication traits.
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM-6:10 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 2
Organizers:
Allison Miller and Briana L. Gross
4:00 PM
Olive Domestication and Diversification in the Mediterranean Basin
Concepcion M. Diez, University of Cordoba; Brandon S. Gaut, University of California, Irvine

4:20 PM
The Role of DNA Methylation in the Domestication of Tomato
Catarina Lira, Instituto de Pesquisas; Carolina Voloch, Departamento de GenÚtica; Amy Litt, University of California Riverside

4:40 PM
Postive and Relaxed Selection on Chickpea during Domestication and Post-Domestication Diversification
Eric von Wettberg, Florida International University; Peter Chang, University of Southern California; Vasantika Singh, University of Southern California; Matilde Cordeiro, University of Southern California; Alex Greenspan, University of California; Betsy Alford, University of California Davis; Noelia Carrasquilla, University of California-Davis; Emmanuel Dacosta-Calheiros, Florida International University; Emily Warschefsky, Florida International University; Raiz Rouf Mir, SKUAST JAMMU; Bekir Bukun, Dicle University; Abdullah Kahraman, Harran University; Abdulkadir Aydo─čan, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture; Jens D. Berger, Plant Industry, CSIRO; Sergey V Nuzhdin, University of Southern California; R Varma Penmetsa, University of California at Davis; Douglas R Cook, University of California-Davis

5:00 PM
Sequence and Expression Divergence during the Domestication of Eggplant
Anna M. L. Page, University of Southampton; Rachel S. Meyer, New York University; Jane Gibson, University of Southampton; Mark A. Chapman, University of Southampton

5:20 PM
Genomics Reveals the Past and Informs the Future of Apple Improvement
ZoŰ Migicovsky, Dalhousie University; Kyle M. Gardner, Dalhousie University; Daniel Money, Dalhousie University; Jason Sawler, Anandia Labs; Joshua S. Bloom, UCLA; Peter Moffett, UniversitÚ de Sherbrooke; C. Thomas Chao, USDA-ARS; Christopher M. Richards, USDA-ARS; Heidi Schwaninger, USDA-ARS; Gennaro Fazio, USDA-ARS; Gan-Yuan Zhong, USDA-ARS; Sean Myles, Dalhousie University

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