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UTILIZING NGS, OMIC AND GENE EDITING TECHNOLOGIES TO
PROGRESS PLANT RESEARCH



As part of our Next Generation Sequencing series of events, the 3rd Plant Genomics Congress USA, was held on September 14th-15th 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.  This is the sister meeting to the European congress held every May and the Asian conference whose agenda has just been released.

Attracting plant science experts working in areas including next generation sequencing, genomics, phenomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and data management, the conference examined the latest NGS platforms and Omic technologies suitable for progressing plant based research. The event focused on aspects such as molecular marker development, breeding, crop and trait improvement, stress resistance, bioenergy, evolution studies and pathology as well understanding tools to overcome bottlenecks and enable successful data analysis and management.

Plant research has transformed dramatically over the last 5 years as a result of the revolutionary breakthroughs and reduction in cost in sequencing.  Many plants and crops have been successfully sequenced and a wide range of biological data sets made available. Plant scientists are therefore making use of state of the art sequencing platforms to help explain biological principals, advance research and enable benefits such as crop improvement by harnessing the greater understanding of plant genomes.

The conference provided an interactive networking forum to answer questions through a vibrant exhibition room full of technology providers showcasing their technologies and solutions, expert led case study presentations and interactive Q&A panel discussions examining topics through four separate tracks:

Day 1 Track 1 – NGS/ Omic Technologies for Plant Research
Day 1 Track 2 – Plant Genomic Case Studies
Day 2 Track 1 – Part A) Bioinformatics, Data Analysis and Management; 
Part B) Biofuel Research
Day 2 Track 2 – Part A) Plant Genomic Case Studies;  
Part B) Evolutionary Genomics Case Studies

For a more detailed synopsis please visit the Congress agenda page.


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Meilena Ong
                            AbdullahMeilina Ong Abdullah
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)



Jacqui BatleyJacqueline Batley
University of Queensland




Helene
                              BergesH้l่ne Berges
INRA – CNRGV, France




Dario
                              CantuDario Cantu
University of California, Davis




Ruth
                              GreeneRuth Grene
Virginia Tech University



Sachiko IsobeSachiko Isobe
Kaduza DNA Research Institute (KDRI), Japan


Victor
                              LlacaVictor Llaca
DuPont Pioneer




Julin MaloofJulin Maloof
University of California, Davis



Piotr MieczkowskiPiotr Mieczkowski
University of North Carolina

































Stephen MooseStephen P. Moose
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign


Thomas Mitchell OldsThomas Mitchell Olds
Duke University



Kim Plummer
Australasian Plant Pathology Society
La Trobe University

Jessica SchlueterJessica Schlueter
University of North Carolina at Charlotte



Brian TrawBrian Traw
University of Pittsburgh



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



Hairong WeiHairong Wei
Michigan Tech University



Jianming YuJianming Yu
Iowa State University


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For further information please contact;

Steve Hambrook

Conference Director

steve@globalengage.co.uk

+44 (0) 1865 849841



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