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Genomics and Phenomics for Model-based Maize and Sorghum Breeding

XXIIIrd EUCARPIA Maize and Sorghum Conference

Genomics and Phenomics for Model-based Maize and Sorghum Breeding

June 10 and 11, 2015

Le Corum - Montpellier - France

On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committees we are pleased to invite you to attend the XXIIIrd EUCARPIA Maize and Sorghum Conference. The Conference will be held in Le Corum, Montpellier, France, June 10-11, 2015.

                                                                                                   Domagoj Šimić: Chairman of the EUCARPIA Maize and Sorghum Section
                                                                                                   Alain Charcosset: Local Organizing Committee

Polymorphism discovery and genotyping have been revolutionized in maize and sorghum over the last five years, yielding new insights in different types of (epi)genetic polymorpshism and evolutionary processes. High density genotyping of suitable populations lead to new insights in the genetics of traits. Drastic reduction of genotyping costs now make it possible to implement genomic selection strategies on a large scale. Breakthrough also have been achieved in phenotyping methods and (eco)physiological modelling, making it possible to better understand the gene to phenotype relationship. The conference will aim at updating with recent advances in these fields and discuss how they can be combined in efficient  breeding strategies to develop next generation of maize and sorgum varieties adapted to new agricultural challenges.   

The conference is jointly organized by the French project AMAIZING supported by ANR and the Maize and Sorghum section of Eucarpia. Invited talks by experts of the topics presented above (see present list of confirmed speakers) will be completed by presentations selected from abstracts. A large place will be devoted to discussion during sessions and a poster session.

The conference will follow a conference on "Recent progress in drought tolerance: from genetics to modelling" jointly organized by the European project DROPS and the sections Cereals, maize and sorghum of Eucarpia, to be held at the same venue June 8 and 9. Finally June 12 am will be devoted to parallel satellite technical sessions / working groups.

The programme of the conference is available: click above on "schedule"!

Abstract submission is closed. Registration is closed.

Be careful: on site registration is not possible.

Key information updated on June 2nd, 2015.

Confirmed speakers
  • Rex Bernardo, Univ Minnesota, USA
  • Mark Cooper, Pioneer-Dupont, USA
  • John Doebley, Univ Wisconsin, USA
  • Sherry Flint-Garcia, USDA-ARS, USA
  • Graeme Hammer, Univ Queensland, Australia
  • Johann Joets, INRA, France
  • David Jordan, Univ Queensland, Australia
  • Natalia de Leon, Univ Wisconsin, USA
  • Delphine Luquet, CIRAD, France
  • Albrecht Melchinger, Univ Hohenheim, Germany
  • Laurence Moreau, INRA, France
  • Patrick Schnable, Iowa State Univ, USA
  • Wolfgang Schipprak, Univ Hohenheim, Germany
  • Chris-Carolin Schön, TUM, Germany 
  • Maud Tenaillon, CNRS, France
  • Serena Varotto, University Padova, Italy
  • Clémentine Vitte, CNRS, France
International scientific committee
  • Alain Charcosset, INRA, France (Chair)
  • Pascal Flament, Limagrain, France
  • Albrecht Melchinger, University Hohenheim, Germany
  • Jean-François Rami, CIRAD, France
  • Pedro Revilla, CSIC, Spain
  • Chris-Carolin Schön, TUM, Germany
  • Domagoj Šimić, Poljinos, Croatia
  • Roberto Tuberosa, University Bologna, Italy
  • Serena Varotto, University Padova, Italy
  • Claude Welcker, INRA, France
Main sessions
  • Genomes, polymorphism and structural variation
  • Epigenetics
  • Genetic resources, diversity organization and evolution
  • New approaches for phenotyping and control of reproduction
  • New insights in the genetics of traits
  • Genomic selection and marker assisted breeding
  • Bridging Genetic and physiological models for breeding
  • ... and technical sessions / working groups

See more about pre-schedule

Voir aussi la version française de la présentation de la conférence