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2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

127 Poster and 5 Minute Rapid--Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology

Oral Session
C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
This is a general poster and 5 minute rapid oral session for the Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Division.
Monday, October 23, 2017: 3:45 PM-4:35 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Florida Salon VI

Rajeev K. Varshney
3:45 PM
Introductory Remarks
3:50 PM
Image Analysis for QTL Mapping of Stem Pithiness in Sorghum.
Geraldo Carvalho Jr., Texas A&M University - Soil & Crop Sciences; Douglas Cook, New York University; William L. Rooney, Texas A&M University
3:55 PM
Investigating the Genetic Control of Tiller Development in Barley.
Allison M Haaning, University of Minnesota; Kevin Smith, University of Minnesota; Gina L Brown-Guedira, USDA-ARS Plant Science Research Unit; Shiaoman Chao, USDA-ARS Cereal Crops Research Unit; Priyanka Tyagi, North Carolina State University; Gary J. Muehlbauer, University of Minnesota
4:00 PM
Quantitative Trait Loci for Vegetative Stage Heat Stress Tolerance in Rice Using Differential Leaf Damage Assessed By Ion Leakage.
Qingyuan Xiang, University of Florida; Newton Kilasi, University of Florida; Jugpreet Singh, ORISE Fellow, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit; Bala Rathinasabapathi, University of Florida
4:05 PM
High-Throughput Architectural Trait Phenotyping for Association Mapping.
Matthew W. Breitzman, Iowa State University; Yin Bao, Iowa State University; Lie Tang, Iowa State University; Patrick S. Schnable, Iowa State University; Maria G. Salas Fernandez, Iowa State University
4:10 PM
Estimating Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Founder Lines in a Pennycress Breeding Program.
Katherine Frels, University of Minnesota; Ratan Chopra, University of Minnesota; Kayla Altendorf, University of Minnesota; Kevin M Dorn, University of Minnesota; David Marks, University of Minnesota; James A. Anderson, University of Minnesota
4:15 PM
A Multifaceted Approach to Understanding and Improving Nitrogen Utilization Efficiency in Maize.
Jessica M Bubert, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Brian H Rhodes, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Jennifer J Arp, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Edward H Ross, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Stephen P Moose, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
4:20 PM
The Genomic Open-Source Breeding Informatics Initiative (GOBII) - a Gates Foundation Initiative to Transform Breeding through the Use of Genomic Selection.
Elizabeth Jones, Cornell University; Star Gao, Cornell University; Yaw Nti-Addae, Cornell University; Rajeev K. Varshney, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); Kate Dreher, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Tobias Kretzschmar, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Michael Olsen, CIMMYT; Susan R. McCouch, Cornell University; Kelly R Robbins, Cornell University
4:25 PM
Question and Answer
4:35 PM