June 28, 2017

2012 University of Minnesota Plant Breeding Symposium

Riding the Data Wave: Utilization of Large Datasets in Plant Breeding

March 9, 2012, St. Paul Student Center, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

Powerpoints from the talks:

Dr. Brian Diers

Dr. David Francis

Dr. Jim Holland

Dr. David Mackill

Dr. Kevin Smith

Below are links to the recordings of the talks.  Please note they are shared as Adobe Connect files and may take a moment to load.  Unfortunately due to a technical glitch we only have footage of the first 25 minutes of Dr. Francis’s talk.  We are also unable to share the powerpoints/recordings of the Pioneer  talks and Dr. Kaeppler’s talk.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Dr. David Mackill

Dr. David Francis (first 25 minutes)

Dr. Jim Holland

Dr. Brian Diers

Dr. Kevin Smith

Speakers

This years welcome address from Pioneer will be given by:

 Dr. Matt Smalley (Pioneer Hi-Bred)

 

  “Breeding for Biotic Stress Resistance and Quality Traits in Soybean Using the Core Germplasm.”Dr. Brian Diers (University of Illinois)
  “Integration of Population Genetics in Tomato Breeding.” (tentative)Dr. David Francis (Ohio State University)
  “The Power and Application of the Maize Nested Association Mapping Population.”Dr. Jim Holland (North Carolina State University)
  “Genomic analysis of natural variation for seed and plant size in maize”Dr. Shawn Kaeppler (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
 
“Lessons Learned from the Sub1 Project and Plant Breeding at an International Ag Center.”
 
 
Dr. David Mackill (Mars Foods, formerly International Rice Research Institute)
 
 

“The Breeders Eye:  Can more data improve our vision?”

 
  “Database management in plant breeding” (tentative)Dr. Ken Yourstone (Pioneer Hi-Bred)

 

Schedule

Thanks to generous sponsorship from DuPont Pioneer, the graduate students of the Applied Plant Sciences graduate program have put on a plant breeding symposium each spring since 2008.

 

Student Organizing Committee:

  • Co-Chairs: Emily Combs and Brian Seda
  • Matt Clark, Liana Nice, Kari Hugie, Landon Ries, Amy Jacobson, Chris Schaefer, Wade Kent, Addie Thompson, Eric Koeritz, and Kathryn Turner