- International Cotton Genome Initiative (ICGI)
SynopsisAdvances in cotton genomics will be the main theme, including the development, practice and uses of cotton genomics and genomic resources. An international committee-chosen speaker line-up will include six topical speakers from diverse institutions and locations. Each speaker will address different aspects of cotton genomics.
- Sunset - Meeting House
Sunday, January 14, 2018
04:00 PM - 06:10 PM
04:00 PM Introduction and Update John Z. Yu, USDA-ARS, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, College Station, TX and Tianzhen Zhang, Zhejiang University, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Hangzhou, China
04:10 PM Domestication and Improvement of Cotton: From Tree Cotton to American Upland Cotton and to the World's Largest Fiber Crop Lei Fang1, Yan Hu1, Jiedan Chen1, Xueying Guan1,2, Baoliang Zhou2, Wangzhen Guo2, Xuehui Huang3, Xiongming Du4 and Tianzhen Zhang1, (1)Zhejiang University, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Hangzhou, China, (2)Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China, (3)National Center for Gene Research,SIBS,CAS, Shanghai, China, (4)Institute of Cotton Research of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Anyang, China
04:30 PM The Origin, Diversity, and Domestication of Tetraploid Cotton (G. hirsutum L.) Joshua A. Udall, NCGR, Santa Fe, NM
04:50 PM CRISPR-Cas System for Cotton Genome Editing: High Efficiency, High Throughput and High Precision Shuangxia Jin, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
05:10 PM Elucidating the Roles of MicroRNAs in Cotton Fiber Initiation and Early Development Baohong Zhang, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
05:30 PM Role of Cuticular Wax in Cotton Leaf Curl Virus Disease Resistance in Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Muhammad Saeed, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan and Sana A., Raza M. H., Anam T., Areba A., Pervaiz M., Hafiz N. A., Shahzad M., Ayesha M., Aisha S., Humaira F., Muniba I., Riffat A. S., Mahtab H., Maria S., Iqra S., Song X., Sun X, Riaz M.
05:50 PM Single-Molecule Sequencing of G. arboreum Genome and GWAS Analysis of Chinese G. arboreum Accessions Xiongming Du, Institute of Cotton Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Anyang,Henan, China and Xiongming Du1,4,7, Shoupu He4,7, Gai Huang2,3,7, Zhaoen Yang4,7, Gaofei Sun1,7, Xiongfeng Ma4,7, Nan Li5,7，Hongkun Zhen6, Sanwen Huang5, Tao Lin5*, Yuxian Zhu2,3* & Fuguang Li1,4* 1 Research Base，Anyang Institute of Technology, State Key Laboratory of Cot