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Sunday, June 26th

Registration opens at 2:00 PM at the Commons Hotel
Opening Reception at the McNamara Center
Appetizers and Refreshments 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Monday, June 27th

Success Stories in Barley Breeding and Genetics
  Presider: Duane Falk
    Barley: a research model for the temperate grasses
      Robbie Waugh
    Imidazolinone tolerant barley: an Australian barley breeding success story
      David Moody
    From MAS to GS - strong support for modern barley breeding
      Viktor Korzun
    Detection of Rpt5 region from CIho 5791 in a breeding population thorough phenotyping with multiple pathotypes of Pyrenophora teres f. teres
      Ryan Fowler
Barley Morphology and Devleopment
  Presider: Jerry Franchowiak
    Identification of genes defining culm length in barley
      Mats Hansson
    Story of barley domestication
      Mohammad Pourkheirandish
    Global transcriptome profiling of developing leaf and shoot apicies reveals distinct genetic and environmental control of floral transistion and inflorescence development in barley
      Maria von Korff Shmising
    Genome-wide association mapping of root extension in a collection of European winter barley cultivars
      Alessandro Tondelli
Resources I: Genome
  Presider: Gary Muehlbauer
    The barley genome
      Nils Stein
    Genetic diversity in the genome era: a fine-scale map of sequence variation in the barley genome
      Martin Mascher
    We are the 80%! Transposable elements and genome dynamics in barley.
      Alan H. Schulman
    Genome-wide diversity analysis focused on flowering-related loci sheds light on the history of barley domesitcation
      Artem Pankin
Resources II: Germplasm and Populations
  Presider: Peter Morrell
    Modelling the genetic architecture of plant development through nested associated mapping
      Klaus Pillen
    Barley composite crosses: past and future value in barley breeding and research
      Cal Qualset
    The molecular basis of self-incompatibility in Hordeum bulbosum
      Katsuyuki Kakeda
    A pipeline for rapid development of mapping populations relevant to breeding
      Laura Ziems
Evening Workshop
      Organizer: Alan Schulman Climbar

Tuesday, June 28th

Abiotic Stresses
  Presider: Brian Steffenson
    Genetic characterization of salinity tolerance traits to increase salinity tolerance of crops
      Mark Tester
    Genetic resources for climate change: wild barley genes for tolerance to waterlogging
      Anna Westerbergh
    Genetic solution for phosphorus use efficiency (PUE) in barley through candidate genes
      Xue Gong
    Influence of temperature on recombination in barley
      Mikel Arieta
Biotic Stresses
  Presider: Ruth Dill-Macky
    Gene-based approaches to durable disease resistance in Triticeae cereals
      Patrick Schweizer
    Proteomic comparison of near-isogenic barley germplasm differing in allelic state of major senescence QTL identifies numerous proteins involved in plant pathogen defense
      Andreas Fischer
    The barley 'nibblerome': defining the set of NB-LRR-type R-genes from a diverse collection of barley
      William Jackson
    Modulation of integrated decoy R-genes/transcription factor assembly elicits wheat stem rust resistance responses in barley: rpg4/Rpg5-mediated Ug99 resistance
      Shyam Solanki
Grand Challenges Discussions
    Topic I: Pathways
    Topic II: Pinnacle
    Topic III: Meridian
Evening Workshop
  Organizer: Antonio Michele Stanca and Udda Lundqvist
    Developmental Mutants in Barley: Characterization and Use

Wednesday, June 29th

Breeding Methodologies: Current Approaches and Future Prospects
  Presider: Pat Hayes
    Current breeding methodologies and future prospects
      Bill Thomas
    New tools to breed and old crop
      Anne-Marie Bochard
    Genome engineering in barley using customizeable endonucleases
      Jochen Kumlen
    Marker-based breeding tools inform early generation seletion and crossing block decisions
      Tyler Tiede
Barley End Use: Malting and Brewing
  Presider: Mike Davis
    The North American Malting Barley Industry
      Chris Swersey
    Genome Editing to Validate Genes Putatively Contributing to Grain (1,3:1,4)-β-glucan Content
      Kelly Houston
    Identification of Two Key Genes Controlling chill haze stability of beer in barley
      Lingzhen Ye
    Barley contributions to beer flavor I: impact assesment of variety, location, and genotype x environment
      Dustin Herb
Barley End Use: Food and Feed
  Presider: Madeline Smith
    Molecular genetic characterization of key genes for utilization of barley as human food and animal feed
      Shin Taketa
    Effects of agronomic practicies, soil, and climatic zones on the content and molecular structure of dietary fiber consituents in food barley genotypes
      Marta Izydorczyk
    Regulation of plant development by miRNA-targeted transcription factor families
      Marcel Lafos
    The INUDFOOD Report
      Brigid Meints
Plant Breeding and Genetics Education
  Presider: Flavio Capettini
    Plant Breeder Training Network: Collaborative approach to training
      Jamie Sherman
    Barley Breeding in the Public Interest: Perspectives on Integrating Research, Variety Development, Teaching, and Extension in a US Land Grant University
      Patrick Hayes
    Connecting Genotype to Phenotype in 7-12 Classrooms with iTAG Barley
      Roger Wise
    Genetic basis of barley adaptation to the southern cone of South America: using GWAS to analyze phenology in a wide populaition
      Andres Locatelli

Thursday, June 30th

Barley Genetics Research in the Field   University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus
  • Field Plot Presentations
  • Interactive Demonstrations
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Scintillating Discussions