Tuesday, September 11, 2007: 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
109 (Lubbock Memorial Civic Center)
ICGI Symposia
Organizer:Dr. John Z. Yu
10:00 AMWelcoming Remarks
10:05 AMThe International Cotton Genome Initiative: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. John Z. Yu
10:30 AMGossypium Germplasm Resources for Cotton Improvement
Dr. Richard Percy
10:55 AMInternational Genetic, Cytogenetic and Germplasm Resources for Cotton Genomics and Genetic Improvement
Dr. David M. Stelly, Dr. Jean-Marc Lacape, Dr. Dominique E.G.A. Dessauw, Dr. Russell Kohel, Dr. Guy Mergeai, Dr. Marina Sanamyan, Dr. Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov, Dr. Tianzhen Zhang, Dr. Kunbo Wang, Dr. Baoliang Zhou, Dr. Sukumar Saha, Dr. James Frelichowski
11:20 AMProblems and Prospects of the Commercial Aspects of Cotton Biotechnology in India
Mr. Charudatta Mayee
11:45 AM(Re)-conciliation of genetics and genomics approaches for cotton fiber quality improvement
Dr. Jean-Marc Lacape, Dr. John Jacobs, Dr. Danny Llewellyn, Dr. Yves Al-Ghazi, Dr. Elizabeth S. Dennis, Dr. Toni Arioli, Mr. Ruud Derycker, Ms. Nelly Forestier-Chiron, Dr. Marc Giband, Ms. Janine Jean, Dr. Christopher Viot, Dr. Michel Claverie
12:10 PMLessons Learned and Challenges ahead of the Cotton Genome Mapping
Dr. Mauricio Ulloa, Dr. Sukumar Saha, Dr. John Z. Yu
12:35 PMBreak
1:35 PMFunctional Genomic Analysis of Early Events in Cotton Fiber Development
Dr. Z. Jeffrey Chen, Ms. Jenny Lee, Dr. Andrew Woodward, Dr. Zhiguo Han, Ms. Misook Ha, Ms. Erika Lackey
2:00 PMNew controls of cotton fiber development and quality illuminated through integration of genomic, cell biological, and biochemical analyses
Dr. Bir Singh, Mr. Utku Avci, Dr. Mark J. Grimson, Ms. Sarah E. Eichler Inwood, Dr. Jeff Landgraf, Dr. Debra Mohnen, Ms. Iben Sørensen, Dr. Curt Wilkerson, Dr. William G. T. Willats, Dr. Candace H. Haigler
2:25 PMActin-Related Gene Family Identifiction from Extra-Long Staple Egyptian Cotton Variety Giza 88
Dr. Osama A. Momtaz, Mr. Ahmed El-Fatih A. El-doliefy, Dr. Ahmed Bahieldin
2:50 PMTranscriptome profiling identifies genes preferentially expressed during cotton fiber initiation period
Ms. Wen-Qian Mei, Dr. Yong-Hui Shi, Dr. Yuxian Zhu
3:15 PMThe impact of novel sequencing technologies on molecular plant breeding
Dr. Curt L. Brubaker, Dr. Stephan Brunner, Dr. John Jacobs
3:40 PMProgress and perspectives of a Cotton Microsatellite Database as a comprehensive public marker depository in Gossypium
Dr. Anna Blenda, Dr. Margaret Staton, Dr. Don Jones, Dr. Roy Cantrell, Dr. Doreen Main
4:05 PMCotton Molecular Breeding in CCRI
Dr. Shuxun Yu
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