Plant Genomics Congress USA

Organization: http://www.globalengage.co.uk/plantgenomicsusa.html

Venue: Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel

Location: St Louis, Missouri, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 23, 2013 / 8:00 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Sep 24, 2013 / 4:45 pm - (CST)
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Description

Conference Synopsis    Day 1 Stream 1 - NGS Technologies for Plant Research

  • NGS Platform comparison
  • Best practice and guidelines for current technology
  • Future uses of new generation technologies
  • Single-molecule sequencing for plant research
  • NGS Protocols
  • Genome Assembly
  • Sample Preparation Technology
  • Standardisation

Day 1 Stream 2 - Plant Genomic Case Studies

  • Applications of next-generation sequencing in plant research
  • Using NGS to enhance:-
  • Molecular marker development, Breeding,
  • Crop improvement, Hybridization, Conservation,
  • Evolution studies
  • Plant genotyping, SNP discovery, QTL Mapping & Marker-Assisted Selection
  • Plant genetic engineering  - DNA assembly , genome editing, cloning, amplification
  • DNA  & RNA isolation
  • Case studies using:- De novo Seq; Resequencing; Targeted resequencing, Exome Seq;  Transcriptome Seq,  RNA seq; mRNA Seq, non-coding RNA, ChIP-Seq; Whole Genome Seq

Day 2 Stream 1 - Plant Genomic Case Studies & Epigenetics, miRNA, & ncRNAs

  • Research in Plants
  • Applications of next-generation sequencing in plant research
  • Case studies using:- Epigenetics,  miRNA, ncRNA, DNA methylation, ChIP seq

Day 2 Stream 2 – Bioinformatics, Data Management & Analysis

  • Bioinformatic analysis and challenges
  • Bioinformatics from a biologist’s perspective
  • Sequencing pipelines and assembly
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Improving error rates
  • Cloud computing and storage solutions
  • Compressive technologies
  • Integration of NGS in a genomics core
  • NGS data analysis & management in a small genomics core
  • Challenges in setting up an NGS facility

Venue

800 Washington Ave
St Louis
Missouri
United States
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Organizations

http://www.globalengage.co.uk/plantgenomicsusa.html