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Schedule for Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee Meeting, hosted by UW-Madison (Aug 3-5)

Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee Meeting

 

Monona Terrace – Madison, Wisconsin

August 3-5 2009 Tentative Schedule

For registration information visit: http://cuke.hort.ncsu.edu/gpb/meetings/pbccmeeting2009.html

 

Monday August 3

Noon Poster set up

1:00-2:30 Business meeting Ballroom A

2:30-3:00 break Grand Terrace East

3:00-4:30 Committee meetings Hall of Ideas EFG

4:30-6:00 Business meeting Ballroom A

6:30-8:00 Barbeque Rootop

8:00-8:45 Evening talk (Ballroom A) “Epistasis?“, Jim Holland NSCU and USDA-ARS

9:00-10:00 Cash bar Rooftop

 

Tuesday August 4 Ballroom A

8:30-9:15 Optimizing Experimental Designs: Finding Hidden Treasure. Mike Casler, USDA-ARS UW-Madison

9:15-10:00 Developing forage cultivars for the Southeast: Thoughts on breeding, commercialization, and adoption. Charlie Brummer, UGA

10-10:30 Break Grand Terrace East

10:30-11:15 Multiple Selections during Domestication in Phaseolus vulgaris. Paul Gepts, UC Davis

11:15-noon Plant breeding to basic biology and back. Liz Lee, University of Guelph

Noon Lunch Grand Terrace East

1:30-2:15 A dip in the (tertiary) genepool: comparative structural genomics for improved access to genes from wild relatives of potato. Jim Bradeen, UMinn

2:15- 3:00 An accidental breeder: A plant systematist’s forays into the secondary germplasm resources of legume crops. Jeff Doyle, Cornell University

3:00-3:30 Break Grand Terrace East

3:30- 4:15 Creating opportunity through wide-cross hybridization and introgression. David Stelly, Texas A&M

4:15-6:00 Business meeting Ballroom A

7:00-9:00 Dinner Grand Terrace East

 

Wednesday August 5

8:00-noon Tour of local plant breeding facilities, Vegetables, maize, forages, bioenergy

PBPG Ph.D. Student Exit Seminar (6/11/09): “Maize Transformation Efficiency Increase via RNAi-mediated Suppression of Chromatin-Associated Genes”

Please join us for Annie McGill’s Ph.D. Thesis Seminar:

Maize Transformation Efficiency Increase via RNAi-mediated Suppression of Chromatin-Associated Genes

10AM on Thursday, June 11, 2009 in room 351 Plant Sciences

Advisor: Heidi Kaeppler

PBPG Ph.D. Student Exit Seminar (5/15/09): “Variation for Cold-Induced Sweetening, Maillard Reaction Products, and Invertase SNPs in Solanum Germplasm”

Please join us for Leah McCann’s Ph.D. Thesis Seminar:

Variation for Cold-Induced Sweetening, Maillard Reaction Products, and Invertase SNPs in Solanum Germplasm

9AM on Friday, May 15, 2009 in room 351 Plant Sciences

Advisors: Phil Simon and Paul Bethke

PBPG Ph.D. Student Exit Seminar (5/7/09): “Characterizing Plastome Variation and its Contribution to Chilling Injury Tolerance in Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L)”

Please join us for Vanessa Gordon’s Ph.D. Thesis Seminar:

Characterizing Plastome Variation and its Contribution to Chilling Injury Tolerance in Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

9AM on Thursday, May 7, 2009 in room 473 Plant Sciences

Advisors: Phil Simon and Jack Staub

PBPG/Agronomy Special Seminar (4/27/09): Dr. Mark Sorrells, Cornell, “Association Breeding Strategies for Crop Improvement”

Please join us for a special Agronomy Colloquium (D.C. Smith Memorial Lecture):

 

“Association Breeding Strategies for Crop Improvement”

Mark Sorrells, Cornell University

 

Monday, April 27, 2009

12-1pm in 1520 Microbial Sciences