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Day 1, Stream 1
NGS, Omic and Gene Editing Technologies for Plant Research
  • NGS platform comparison / Best practice guidelines / New technology / Future uses
  • Genome editing - Application of TALENs and CRISPRs in plants
  • Phenomics and high-throughput phenotyping technologies
  • Genotyping by sequencing and genome / DNA assembly
  • Transcriptomics
  • Sample preparation technology
  • High resolution scanning
  • SNP discovery, QTL mapping, Alternative splicing & Marker-assisted selection
Day 1 & 2, Stream 2
Plant Genomics Case Studies
Applications of NGS in plant research / Using genomic technologies to enhance:
  • Plant microbiome studies
  • Plant-pathogen interactions
  • Molecular marker development / Marker assisted selection
  • Crop / trait improvement e.g. stress resilience
  • Plant breeding e.g. novel breeding techniques, breeding by design, hybridization
  • Biofuels research
  • Panel Discussion: Challenges and Potential Solutions for Food Security in Asia-Pacific
Day 2, Stream 1
Plant Genomics Case Studies Cereal and Oil Crops
Case studies using:
  • Genome Editing
  • Epigenetics
  • DNA methylation
  • Crop / trait improvement e.g. stress resilience
  • Gene silencing
  • Gene expression
  • RNA, miRNA, and ncRNA analysis
Day 2 Stream 2
A) Bioinformatics, Data Management & Analysis                       
  • Bioinformatics analysis and challenges
  • Gene network studies
    • Identifying novel functional genes /networks / knowledge from data
  • NGS data analysis
  • Application of bioinformatics software for DNA / RNA analysis
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Sequencing pipelines and assembly
  • Improving error rates
  • Cloud computing and storage solutions
B) Plant Genomics Case Studies Metabolomics and Systems Biology
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Plant Metabolism / Pathway manipulation
  • Systems biology analysis

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Advisory Panel

Meilena Ong AbdullahMeilina Ong Abdullah
The Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)

Jacqui BatleyJacqueline Batley
University of Queensland

Jeff BennetzenJeff Bennetzen
University of Georgia, USA
Kunming Institute of Botany, China

Pao Yang ChenPao-Yang Chen
Academia Sinica

Mee-Len Chye
University of Hong Kong

David EdwardsDave Edwards
University of Western Australia

Jennifer HariskrishnaJennifer Ann Harikrishna
University of Malaya

Yuehui HEYuehui HE
National University of Singapore

Sachiko IsobeSachiko Isobe
Kaduza DNA Research Institute (KDRI)

Dave JacksonDave Jackson
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Michael JonesMichael Jones
Murdoch University, Australia

Graham KingGraham King
Southern Cross University

Ji-Young LeeJi-Young Lee
Seoul National University, South Korea

John MannerJohn Manners
CSIRO Plant Industry

Sagadevan MundreeSagadevan Mundree
Queensland University of Technology

Yijun RuanYijun Ruan
HuaZhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Rachael SymondsRachael Symonds
University of Nottingham, Malaysia

Chia-Lin WeiChia-Lin Wei
Joint Genome Institute (JGI)

Shi Ying YANGShi Ying Yang
South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia

zhao shancenShancen Zhao

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