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Program of IWGSC workshop at PAG 2017

The IWGSC scientific workshop at PAG 2017 took place on Saturday 14 January 2016 from 8:00 to 10:10 am. The workshop included a presentation of IWGSC v1.0 reference genome of bread wheat. As usual, the workshop also included a talk by an early career award recipient. This is given to a young scientist nominated by anyone in the wheat community and selected by the IWGSC leadership.

International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium Workshop

Plant & Animal Genome XXV

San Diego, CA, USA

Room: Town and Country

Saturday 14 January 2017, 8:00 am to 10:10 am

Program Details

Organizers: Rudi Appels and Kellye Eversole

8:00 am: Nils Stein, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research. The IWGSC Reference Genome Sequence ( Abstract ) - ( Slides )

8:30 am: Naeela Qureshi, University of Sydney. Fine mapping of the chromosome 5B region carrying closely linked rust resistance genes Yr47 and Lr52 in wheat ( Abstract ) - ( Slides )

8:50 am: Luigi Cattivelli, CREA Genomics Research Center. High quality assembly of the durum wheat genome cv. Svevo ( Abstract ) - ( Slides )

9:10 am: Raj Pasam, AgriBio. Using advanced wheat genomic resources and metabolite fingerprinting to address complex traits ( Abstract ) - ( Slides )

9:30 am: Guangyao Zhao, Institute of Crop Sciences. The reference genomes for Aegilops tauschii (AL8/78), Ae. Speltoides (Y2032) and Triticum aestivum (AK58) ( Abstract )

9:50 am: Gil Ronen, NRGene. From multi-genome assembly to capturing full diversity using Denovomagic 3.0 ( Abstract )