45 Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Oral (includes student competition)

Oral Session
C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
This is a general oral session for the Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology Division.

Approved for 4.0 CM CEUs

Monday, November 7, 2016: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 124 A

David A. Lightfoot
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
8:20 AM
Aflatoxin-Free Transgenic Maize Plants Via HIGS.
Monica Schmidt, Arizona State University
8:35 AM
SNP Haplotype Validation for Rice Improvement.
Michael J. Thomson, Texas A&M University
8:50 AM
Cold Tolerance in Juvenile Sorghum Is Associated with Root Traits and Is Influenced By Accumulation of Soluble Sugars.
Ratan Chopra, USDA; Gloria B. Burow, USDA; Jacob Sanchez, Texas Tech University; Halee Hughes, USDA; Yves Yatou Emendack, USDA-ARS; John J. Burke, USDA-ARS
9:05 AM
Genomc Dissection of Panicle Architecture Traits in Sorghum Using Nested Association Mapping.
Olalere Olatoye, Kansas State University; Sophie Bouchet, Kansas State University; Ramasamy Perumal, Kansas State University; Tesfaye Tesso, Kansas State University; Geoffrey Morris, Kansas State University
9:20 AM
9:35 AM
Developing Kasp Markers for Biotic Stress Tolerances in Wheat.
Chor Tee Tan, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Silvano Ocheya, Texas A&M University; Smit Dhakal, Texas A&M University; Yan Yang, Texas A&M University; Jackie C. Rudd, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Qingwu Xue, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Amir M.H. Ibrahim, Texas A&M University; Guorong Zhang, Kansas State University; Xiangyang Xu, USDA-ARS Wheat, Peanut and Other Field Crops Research Unit; Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS Regional Genotyping Laboratory; Ming-Shun Chen, Kansas State University; Ravindra N. Devkota, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Maria Pilar Fuentealba, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Hangjin Yu, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Lisa Garza, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Shuyu Liu, Texas Agrilife Research-Amarillo
10:05 AM
RNAi Mediated Silencing of Endogenous Wheat Genes Eif(iso)4E-2 and eIF4G Induces Resistance to Potyviruses.
John P. Fellers, USDA-ARS; Jessica Rupp Shoup, Montana State University; Harold N Trick, Kansas State University; Luisa Cruz, Kansas State University
10:20 AM
Integrative Approaches to Dissecting Yield QTL for Drought Tolerance in Rice.
Christopher Keith Addison, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Venkata Mangu, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Renesh Bedre, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Luis Sanchez Timm, Center for Biotechnology Investigation; Julio Solis, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Le Thi Thanh Ly, Field Crop Research Institute; Sonali Sengupta, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Whitney Pilcher, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Steven Linscombe, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Niranjan Baisakh, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
10:35 AM
Non Coding Region of Barley Genome; miRNA Diversity.
Hikmet Budak, Montana State University; Kadriye Kahraman, Sabanci University; Tugdem Muslu, Sabanci University; Burcu Alptekin, Montana State University
10:50 AM
11:00 AM
Modifications to a Late Meristem Identity 1-like Gene Are Responsible for the Major Leaf Shapes of Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.).
Ryan James Andres, North Carolina State University; Viktoriya Coneva, North Carolina State University; Margaret Frank, Danforth Plant Sciences Center; Rich Tuttle, North Carolina State University; Sang-Won Han, North Carolina State University; Fernando Samayoa, North Carolina State University; Baljinder Kaur, North Carolina State University; Linglong Zhu, North Carolina State University; Hui Fang, North Carolina State University; Daryl Bowman, North Carolina State University; Marcela Rojas-Pierce, North Carolina State University; Candace Haigler, North Carolina State University; Donald C. Jones, Cotton Incorporated; James Holland, North Carolina State University; Dan Chitwood, Danforth Plant Sciences Center; Vasu Kuraparthy, North Carolina State University
11:15 AM
Efficient Selection of Donor Lines from Gene Banks Using Genomic Approaches.
Narinder Singh, Kansas State University; Sunish K. Sehgal, South Dakota State University; Shuangye Wu, Kansas State University; Vijay K Tiwari, Kansas State University; Jon Raupp, Kansas State University; Bikram S. Gill, Kansas State University; Jesse Poland, Kansas State University
11:30 AM
Validation and Marker Assisted Selection for a Novel QTL Q.DB.Ui-7DS Associated with Dwarf Bunt Resistance of Winter Wheat.
Jianli Chen, University of Idaho; David Hole, Utah State University; Rui Wang, University of Idaho; Junli Zhang, University of California-Davis; Edward J. Souza, Bayer CropScience; Blair Goates, USDA-ARS; Mary Guttieri, USDA-ARS, Hard Winter Wheat Genetics Research Unit
12:00 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM
Major Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) for Dehulling Recovery Yield and Seed Quality in Lentil.
Maya Subedi, University of Saskatchewan; Albert Vanderberg, University of Saskatchewan; Kristin E. Bett, University of Saskatchewan
1:45 PM
2:00 PM