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Project Title: A Study of Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Africa and South Asia

PIN: BANR-O-06-04-A         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

RSO:
Schoen, Robin

Subject/Focus Area:



Meeting 6
September 18, 2007 - September 18, 2007
Virtual Meeting


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Ruthie Arieti
Email: rarieti@nas.edu
Phone: 202 334 2856
Fax: 202 334 1978


Agenda:

Advance registration is required for this meeting. If you wish to be added to the teleconference, you must contact Ruthie Arieti by Monday, September 17, 2007.

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Virtual (teleconference)

OPEN SESSION: Animal Genomics

4:00 – 4:20 p.m.
Overview of Genome Sequencing and Existing Genome Technology
--current state of sequencing in cattle and other economically important animals, such as water buffalo, sheep, and goats
Ronnie Green and Debora Hamernik
4:20 – 4:30 p.m.
Q&A

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
New Genome Technologies
--resequencing technologies, functional genomics, infomatics, and high throughput genotyping
Harris Lewin, Daniel Pomp, and Curt Van Tassell
5:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Q&A

5:15 – 5:45 p.m.
Discussion
--technological gaps
--technologies that would have the greatest impact
--pie-in-the-sky ideas

5:45 – 6:00 p.m.
Wrap-up

6:00 p.m.
Adjourn