256 Symposium--Crop Breeding Databases

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Crop breeding is increasingly taking advantage of “big data” generated via high-throughput phenotyping and next generation sequencing. Careful data stewardship is essential to maintain the integrity and accessibility of these valuable data sets so they can be effectively utilized to advance plant breeding. This session will examine several databases used in crop improvement to identify best practices and current challenges.

Approved for 3.0 CM CEUs.


C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
C08 Plant Genetic Resources

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, L100 A

Kevin P. Smith
Kevin Smith
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Graingenes: Changing Times, Changing Databases, Digital Evolution.
Christian M. Tobias, USDA-ARS; Gerard R. Lazo, USDA-ARS; Yong Q. Gu, USDA-ARS; David E. Matthews, USDA-ARS
1:25 PM
T3: Accessing the Shoulders of Giants.
Clayton Birkett, USDA-ARS; Dave Matthews, USDA-ARS; Victoria Blake, USDA-ARS; Peter J. Bradbury, USDA-ARS; David Hane, USDA-ARS; Gerard Lazo, USDA-ARS; Sayer Herin, University of California, Davis; Clare Saied, Cornell University; James Clohessy, Cornell University; Jean-Luc Jannink, USDA-ARS
2:05 PM
A System of Databases for Legume Crops: Peanutbase, Legumeinfo, and the Legume Federation Project.
Steven B. Cannon, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit
2:25 PM
3:00 PM
Genome Database for Rosaceae - a Resource Efficient Tripal Database Platform for Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Research.
Dorrie Main, Washington State University; Sook Jung, Washington State University; Stephen Ficklin, Washington State University; Jing Yu, Washington State University; Chun-Huai Cheng, Washington State University; Taein Lee, Washington State University; Heidi Hough, Washington State University; Cameron Peace, Washington State University; Kate Evans, Washington State University; Lisa Wasko DeVetter, Washington State University; Ksenija Gasic, Clemson University; Mercy Olmstead, University of Florida; Michael Coe, Cedar Lake Research Group; Kristin Scott, Washington State University; Jodi Humann, Washington State University; Ping Zheng, Washington State University; Lichun Cai, Michigan State University; Anna Blenda, Erskine College; Michael Byrd, Erskine College
3:40 PM
Genomics and Open Source Breeding Informatics Initiative.
Kelly Robbins, Cornell University; Jean-Luc Jannink, USDA-ARS, Cornell University; Mark E. Sorrells, Cornell University; QI Sun, Cornell University; Lukas Mueller, Boyce Thompson Institute; Tobias Kretzschmar, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Michael Olsen, CIMMYT; Rajeev K. Varshney, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); Edward Buckler, USDA-ARS, Cornell University; Susan R. McCouch, Cornell University
4:00 PM