Plant Genome Evolution 2017


Plenary speaker

Edward S. Buckler, USDA-ARS at Cornell University, USA

Keynote speakers:

Z. Jeffrey Chen, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Presentation title: Genomic and epigenomic insights into the evolution and function of plant polyploids and hybrids

Katrina M. Dlugosch, The University of Arizona, USA
Presentation title: The ecological genomics of species invasions

Patrick Edger, Michigan State University, USA
Presentation title: To be announced

Toni Gabaldon Estevan, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Presentation title: To be announced

Claudia Köhler, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Presentation title: Epigenetic mechanisms driving plant speciation

Ute Kraemer, RUHR University Bochum, Germany
Presentation title: What do we know about the genomic basis of heavy metal hyperaccumulation in plants?

Terezie Mandakova, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Presentation title: To be announced

Blake Meyers, University of Missouri, USA
Presentation title: The evolution and diversity of plant phasiRNAs and their microRNA triggers

Eshchar Mizrachi, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Presentation title: The evolution of genes and networks involved in secondary growth

Leonie C. Moyle, Indiana University, USA
Presentation title: Abundant shared ancestral variation and introgression are a common feature of recent plant radiations

Stefan A. Rensing, University of Marburg, Germany
Presentation title: Inferring the early evolution of plant complexity from genome sequences

Bob Schmitz, University of Georgia, USA
Presentation title: Diversity and evolution of DNA methylation in plants

James Schnable, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Presentation title: Addressing interspecific phenotypic variation in the grasses using cross species functional genomics

Pamela S. Soltis, Florida Museum of Natural History, USA
Presentation title: To be announced

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