Rice Functional Genomics

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss new progress in rice functional genomics by inviting leading scientists as speakers and bringing researchers together who work in the area of crop functional genomics.
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Sunset - Meeting House
Mingsheng Chen , Guo-Liang Wang and Hiroyuki Tsuji
10:30 AM
Nitrogen Use Efficiency: Transport Solution in Rice Variations
Chengcai Chu, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

10:50 AM
A Powerful Tool for Efficient Recurrent Selection: Positively and Negatively Selectable Male-Sterile Rice
Junichi Tanaka, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization; Maiko Akasaka, NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS); Yojiro Taniguchi, NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS); Masao Oshima, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS); Kiyomi Abe, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS); Yutaka Tabei, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS)

11:10 AM
Towards a Fully Indexed Mutant Population in the Model Rice, Kitaake, Suited for Forward and Reverse Genetics Research
Mawsheng Chern, UC Davis/JBEI; Rashmi Jain, UC Davis/JBEI; Guotian Li, UC Davis/JBEI; Zhongchen Zhang, UC Davis; Pamela Ronald, UC Davis/JBEI

11:50 AM
SNP-Seek: the Largest Database of Rice Natural Variations.
Nickolai Alexandrov, International Rice Research Institute

12:10 PM
Florigen-Induced Transposon Silencing in the Shoot Apex during Floral Induction in Rice
Hiroyuki Tsuji, Kihara Institute for Biological Research

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