*Event is free and open to the public. See program for event details. Attendance (live or webinar) requires registration.

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Program

  • Monday April 18th, 2016</li>
  • UC Davis Conference Center</h5>
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    08:00
          
    Reception and Coffee
    08:30
    Tabare Abadie, Opening remarks
    08:50
    Paul Bilinski, Five years of the UCD Plant Breeding Symposium...in 5 minutes
    09:00
    Jill Farrant, Resurrection plants as models for production of extremely drought tolerant crops
    09:40
    Luis Herrera Estrella, Engineering plants to develop novel phosphorus fertilization systems
    10:20
    Poster Access, Coffee
    10:50
    Jean-Luc Jannink, To breed for stress resilience, start with a resilient crop: genomic selection in cassava
    11:30
    Kevin Lehner, Identification of Genes Controlling Root System Architecture in Rice Using a Gel-Based Imaging System (Student Talk)
    11:50
    Ryan Graebner, GeneticSubsetter: an efficient, user-friendly R package for identifying informative core sets of germplasm collections (Student Talk)
    12:10
    Lunch*
    13:00
    Julia Bailey-Serres, Waterproofing crops
    13:40
    Renee Lafitte, From physiological traits to stress-resilient maize
    14:20
    Luca Comai, Technologies and prospective for accelerating plant breeding
    15:00
    Poster Access, Coffee
    15:30
    Panel Discussion, Can we do better? Questioning the status quo in breeding for stress resilience in agriculture
    17:00
    Social Mixer
    * Lunch and memorabilia provided to first 200 registrants
     
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*Event is free and open to the public. See program for event details. Attendance (live or webinar) requires registration (lunch and memorabilia provided to first 200 registrants).
UPDATE (April 13th, 2016): Online registration is now closed. On-site registration is still available on the day of the event but lunch is guaranteed for pre-registered attendees only.