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9th Applying Genomics to Canola Improvement Workshop – Program
December 06, 2012
TCU Place, Saskatoon SK
8:45 AM - 8:50 AM
Opening Remarks
8:50 AM - 9:30 AM
Ian Bancroft, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
Associative transcriptomics in Brassica napus
9:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Yafan Huang, Performance Plants, Kingston, ON
“Increasing canola yield under climate variability through genetic engineering of drought and heat stress tolerance”
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
Nicholas Larkan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, SK
“Map-based cloning of the blackleg resistance gene, LepR3”
11:20 AM - 11:45 AM
Francois Eudes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB
“Nanocarriers-cargoes technology for engineering nucleus and organelle genomes”
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
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”
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Patti Miller, Canola Council of Canada, Winnipeg, MB
“Canola: 2015 and Beyond”
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Habibur Rahman, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
“Complex Brassica napus genome: Can it be better improved through understanding of its component genomes?”
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
3:10 PM – 3:50 PM
Andrew Sharpe, National Research Council, Saskatoon, SK
“New molecular marker platforms for analysis of phenotypic traits in Brassicas”
3:50 PM – 4:30 PM
Peter Dörmann, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
“Factors affecting oil accumulation in Arabidopsis”
4:30 PM
Closing Remarks


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