SECOND COMPOSITAE WHITEPAPER MEETING
Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Auditorium, 1005 Genome & Biomedical Sciences Facility,
University of California, Davis
SCHEDULE

8.15 9.00 Registration and poster mounting. Genome & Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF) lobby.

9.00 9.15 Welcome and overview of meeting goals (Richard Michelmore, U. California, Davis).

9.15 9.45 Taxonomy of the Compositae, their phylogenetics and polyploidy (Doug Soltis, U. Florida).

9.45 10.00 Genomic resources for the Compositae (Loren Rieseberg, U. British Columbia).

10.00 10.30 Break and poster viewing.

10.30 11.00 The sunflower genome and its evolution (Loren Rieseberg, U. British Columbia).

11.00 11.30 Lettuce et al. genome present and future (Richard Michelmore, UC. Davis).

11.30 12.00 Association mapping (John Burke, U. Georgia).

12.00 1.30 Lunch and Poster Session.

1.30 1.50 Genomics of weeds, Conzya (Neal Stewart, U. Tennessee).

1.50 2.10 Synteny within the Compositae (John Bowers, U. Georgia).

2.10 2.30 Genomics of secondary metabolism in the Compositae (Dae-Kyun Ro, U. Alberta).

2.30 2.50 Molecular-genetics of self-incompatibility and male sterility in chicory (Theo Hendriks, U. Lille).

2.50 3.10 Population genomics of adaptation in dune sunflowers (Rose Andrew, U. British Columbia).

3.10 3.30 Break and poster viewing.

3.30 4.30 Concurrent Breakout Sessions.

  • Taxonomy
  • Genetics and Allelic Diversity
  • Sequencing Genome Characterization
  • Functional Analysis, Secondary Metabolism

4.30 5.00 Integrating Session; discussion of priorities and collaborative opportunities.

6.00 8.00 Barbecue. Directions to 36757 Russell Blvd., Davis.