55 Symposium--Biomass Energy Systems: Breeding, Genetics, & Genomics

Oral Session
A10 Bioenergy and Agroindustrial Systems

Breeding, genetic, and genomic talks related to development of bioenergy crops. Emphasis will be on the DOE Bioenergy Centers, as much as possible.


C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics, C06 Forage and Grazinglands, C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology, C08 Plant Genetic Resources, Forest, Range & Wildland Soils, Soils & Environmental Quality
Monday, November 1, 2010: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 201A, Second Floor

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Michael Casler
Gautam Sarath
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Designing Crop Varieties for Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production.
Shawn Kaeppler, University of Wisconsin; Natalia De Leon, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:00 PM
Genomics to Improve Alfalfa as a Biofuel Feedstock.
E. Charles Brummer, University of Georgia; Maria J. Monteros, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Gregory D. May, NCGR; Xuehui Li, University of Georgia; Yanling Wei, University of Georgia; Muhammet Sakiroglu, Kafkas University; Jeff Doyle, Cornell Univ.; Sue Sherman-Broyles, Cornell Univ.
2:45 PM
3:25 PM
Breeding, Genomics, and Selection of Shrub Willow Bioenergy Crops for Yield and Biomass Composition.
Larry Smart, Cornell University; Michelle Serapiglia, Cornell University; Kim Cameron, Cornell University; Art Stipanovic, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
3:50 PM
Using Deep Transcriptional Profiling to Improve Plant Oils.
Timothy Durrett, Michigan State University; Daniel McClosky, Michigan State University; Mike Pollard, Michigan State University; John Ohlrogge, Michigan State University
4:45 PM
5:00 PM