Genetics Symposium: Genetics Applications for Improving Food Security (May 2018)


Speakers at the 2018 mini-symposium include:

  • Susan Lamont, PhD, Iowa State University, Title: Poultry Genomics to Improve Global Food Security
  • Jonathan Lynch, PhD, Penn State University, Title: Roots of the Second Green Revolution
  • Vincent Lombard, PhD, Monsanto Company, Title: Food Security Through Yield Security: Monsanto Plant Breeding Example
  • Dina Proestou, PhD, USDA ARS, Title: Breeding a Better Oyster: Experimental, Genetic, and Genomic Approaches to Understanding Disease Resistance in the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea Virginica
  • Deborah Velez-Irizarry, PhD Candidate, Title: Expression QTL and Allele Specific Expression of Muscle Gene Transcripts Exhibiting Joint Association with Polygenic Trait Phenotypes in a Pig Resource Population
  • Eric Olson, PhD, Michigan State University, Title: A Role for the D Genome to Increase and Protect Grain Yield in Wheat


Tuesday, May 8, 2018. 8:00 am - 5:30 pm.


Molecular Plant Sciences, Room 1200,1066 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI, 48824


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