2018 Mini-Symposium Schedule

Time Event

8:00 a.m.

Registration and Poster Set-Up

8:30 a.m. 

Welcome: NNF Student Presentation 

Corbett, Lay, Koenig

8:45 a.m. 

Jonathan Lynch (Penn State)

"Roots of the Second Green Revolution"

9:45 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Eric Olson (MSU)

"A Role for the D Genome to Increase and Protect Grain Yield in Wheat"


11:00 a.m. 

Vincent Lombard (Monsanto)

"Food Security Through Yield Security: Monsanto Plant Breeding Example"

12:00 p.m. 


1:00 p.m. 

Dina Proestou (USDA ARS)

"Breeding a Better Oyster; Experimental, Genetic, and Genomic Approaches to Understanding Disease Resistance in the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea Virginica"

2:00 p.m. 

Deborah Velez (MSU)

"Expression QTL and Allele Specific Expression of Muscle Gene Transcripts Exhibiting Joint Association With Polygeneic Trait Phenotypes in a Pig Resource Population"

2:30 p.m. 

Poster Session and Coffee Break

3:30 p.m 

Susan Lamont (Iowa State)

"Poultry Genomics to Improve Global Food Security"

4:30 p.m.  Reception