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2012 CANOLA MEETINGS

 

9th Applying Genomics to Canola Improvement Workshop – Program
December 06, 2012
TCU Place, Saskatoon SK
 
Opening Remarks
 
Ian Bancroft, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
Associative transcriptomics in Brassica napus
 
Yafan Huang, Performance Plants, Kingston, ON
“Increasing canola yield under climate variability through genetic engineering of drought and heat stress tolerance”
 
Break
 
 
Nicholas Larkan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK
“Map-based cloning of the blackleg resistance gene, LepR3”
 
 
Francois Eudes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB
“Nanocarriers-cargoes technology for engineering nucleus and organelle genomes”
 
 
Patricia Polowick, National Research Council, Saskatoon, SK
“Microspore transfection and the production of transgenic doubled haploid Brassica through macroinjection of nanocarrier: DNA complexes into immature floral buds”
 
LUNCH
 
Patti Miller, Canola Council of Canada, Winnipeg, MB
“Canola: 2015 and Beyond”
 
Habibur Rahman, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
“Complex Brassica napus genome: Can it be better improved through understanding of its component genomes?”
 
BREAK
 
Andrew Sharpe, National Research Council, Saskatoon, SK
“New molecular marker platforms for analysis of phenotypic traits in Brassicas”
 
Peter Dörmann, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
“Factors affecting oil accumulation in Arabidopsis”
 
Closing Remarks

 

 
 
 
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