QTL Cloning

This workshop will present state-of-the-art research on cloning QTLs in plants, a key topic for genomics-based breeding and to gain a better understanding of the functional basis of quantitative traits.
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Town and Country
Roberto Tuberosa
8:00 AM
Map-based Cloning Reveals the Origin of Fhb1 Gene in Wheat
Nidhi Rawat, Kansas State University; Michael Pumphrey, Washington State University; Eduard Akhunov, Kansas State University; James A Anderson, University of Minnesota; Bikram S. Gill, Kansas State University

8:17 AM
Genetic and Physical Mapping of the Earliness per se Locus EpsAm1 in Triticum monococcum Identifies EARLY FLOWERING 3 (ELF3) as a Candidate Gene
Maria Alejandra Alvarez, University of California; Gabriela Tranquilli, Instituto de Recursos Biológicos - INTA Castelar; Silvina Lewis, Instituto de Recursos Biológicos - INTA Castelar; Nestor Kippes, University of California; Jorge Dubcovsky, University of California

8:34 AM
Identification of  Genes Controlling Earliness per se and Short Day Photoperiod Response in Bread Wheat
Simon Griffiths, John Innes Centre; Meluleki Zikhali, John Innes Centre

8:51 AM
Speeding up QTL Cloning in Maize: Power and Prospects of the MAGIC Maize Population
Matteo Dell'Acqua, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa; Daniel M Gatti, The Jackson Laboratory; Elisabetta Frascaroli, University of Bologna; Gary A Churchill, The Jackson Laboratory; Dirk Inzé, VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology; Michele Morgante, Universitŕ di Udine; Mario Enrico Pč, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa

9:08 AM
Cloning qAG-9-2, a Major QTL for Anaerobic Germination Tolerance in Rice
Endang M. Septiningsih, Texas A&M University; Tobias Kretzschmar, International Rice Research Institute; Margaret Anne F. Pelayo, International Rice Research Institute; Kurniawan R. Trijatmiko, International Rice Research Institute; Lourd Franz M. Gabunada, University Philippines Los Banos; Rejbana Alam, University of California, Riverside; Rosario Jimenez, International Rice Research Institute; Merlyn S. Mendioro, University Philippines Los Banos; Inez Slamet-loedin, International Rice Research Institute; Nese Sreenivasulu, International Rice Research Institute; Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California, Riverside; Abdelbagi M. Ismail, International Rice Research Institute; David J. Mackill, University of California-Davis

9:42 AM
A QTL Cloning Pipeline in Wheat using MAGIC
Klara Verbyla, CSIRO, Digital Productivity and Agriculture Flagships

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