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Monday, June 13, 2022

Time Program Activity Talk Title Location
2:30PM – 4:00PM Workshop – DOE-JGI Phytozome HudsonAlpha
4:00PM – 5:30PM Workshop – KBASE 1 KBase for Plant Science HudsonAlpha
5:30PM – 7:00PM Opening Reception HudsonAlpha
7:00PM – 7:15PM Welcome and Introductions Jackson Center
7:15PM – 7:50PM KEYNOTE: Rachel Stroer, Land Institute Ecology, Innovation, and the Urgency of Now: Catalyzing a Perennial Revolution Jackson Center
8:00PM – 9:00PM Dessert Reception Jackson Center
9:30PM Final shuttle leaves from Jackson Center

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Time Program Activity
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome and Introductions Jeremy Schmutz Jackson Center
Opening Session on Climate
Jackson Center
8:40 AM – 10:00 AM Alexander, Ruane Climate change and agricultural impacts shaping future food systems
Patricia Lang Adaptive variation in stomata genes through time
Jim Lorenzen Breeding RTB (root, tuber, and banana) crops for climate resilience
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Break – Exhibits HudsonAlpha
Plant Stress Jackson Center
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM John McKay Identification of genetic mechanisms to redesign crop production systems for sustainability
Thelma Madzima Epigenetic & abiotic stress mediated transcriptional regulation in maize
Kathleen Greenham Time-based transcriptional networks reveal signature expression patterns of stress response in Brassica crops
Poster- Anita Giabardo
Variation in Carbon Sequestration in Response to Water Limitation in a Diverse Panel of Switchgrass Genotypes
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Poster Session A Odd numbered posters
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Optional Tour of HudsonAlpha
Microbiomes, Plants Need them
Jackson Center
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM JP Dundore-Arias Harnessing Soil Microbiomes as a Tool for Crop Disease Management
Dave Weston Insights into the molecular genetics underlying microbial provided plant thermotolerance
Poster – Philip Brailey-Jones Exploring Genotype x Environment interactions structuring arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal (AMF) communities in Sorghum bicolor
Bruno Basso Digital agriculture to design and scale sustainable agricultural systems
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break – Exhibits HudsonAlpha
Improving Sustainability of Crop Systems
Jackson Center
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Charlie Messina Crop improvement for circular bioeconomy systems
Jianming Yu Phenotypic Plasticity: Integrating Genomics, Phenomics, and Enviromics for Precision Agriculture and Sustainable Agriculture
Courtney Leisner Genomics-enabled plant physiology to understand climate change impacts on plant nutrition
Josh Clevenger Integration of low coverage whole genome sequencing for targeted crop improvement
Poster – Sirjan Sapkota Leveraging genomic resources for genetic dissection and crop breeding in sorghum
Poster – Aimee J Schulz
101 Evolutions: Evaluating maize gene annotations with genome sequences across the Andropogoneae
Poster – Sara El Alaoui
Modeling the impact of micronutrient scarcity on macronutrient flow in a metabolic network
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM HOPS on the Helix Social Jackson Center
8:30 PM Last shuttle leaves Jackson Center

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Time Program Activity Talk Title Location
Poster Flash Talks
8:30 AM – 9:10 AM Poster Flash Talks Jackson Center
Sefa Ayten
Chromosome-scale Genome Assembly of the Medicinal Plant Teucrium marum (Lamiaceae)
Germano Costa-Neto
Enviromics enhances a climatic-smart approach for mining adaptive alleles and optimize predictive breeding
Paul P. Grabowski
Characterizing genomic patterns of diverged ancestry contributing to climate adaptation in 8X switchgrass
Mercy Kitavi
Weighted gene coexpression network analysis-based identification of genes associated with abiotic stress in sweetpotato.
Qi Mu
Phenotypic plasticity in plant height shaped by interaction between genetic loci and diurnal temperature range
Marnin Wolfe
Next-generation breeding partnerships leveraging genomic selection to accelerate intercropping and diversification in cropping systems
Chen Dong
Comparative analysis of two rubber producing Parthenium spp. genome assemblies
Guoliang Yuan An intein-mediated split–nCas9 system for base editing in plants
Plant Engineering for Increased Sustainability
9:10 AM – 10:50 AM Heike Sederoff Crop engineering for multiple traits in different environments
Kristi Snell Breakthroughs in Plant Based Polyhydroxybutyrate Production
Nadia Shakoor Harnessing the potential of sorghum for carbon assimilation and sequestration
Kankshita Swaminathan Genomics to gene function: exploring traits of interest in C4 grasses
Justin Vaughn
Graph-based biparental mapping improves genotyping efficacy and reveals modes of fungal resistance acquisition in a non-model crop
10:50 AM – 11:20 AM Break – Exhibits and Posters
Perrenials Jackson Center
11:20 AM – 12:15 PM Allison Miller Harnessing multiple dimensions of perennial plant phenotypic variation for crop improvement and de novo domestication
Wellington Muchero Plant G-type lectin receptors impair immunity to facilitate colonization by microbes
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Jackson Center
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM KBase for Plant Educators
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Greehouse/Growroom tour
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Poster Session B Even numbered posters HudsonAlpha
Education & Outreach
2:00 PM – 2:40 PM Sarah Davidson Evanega Plant Science with Impact: The role of communication and advocacy Jackson Center
Alex Harkess American Campus Tree Genomes: Integrating plant genome assembly into the classroom
Private Sector Initivaties for a Climate Friendly Ag Future
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM To be selected from industry attendees : chaired by Dan Northrup, Galvanize Climate Solutiions
3:40 PM – 4:00 PM Break – Exhibits
Tech/Sponsor Talks
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Fluidigm
Nigel Mouncy JGI Overview
5:20 PM – 5:45 PM Shuttles to U.S. Space & Rocket Center
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM Reception in USSRC Museum USSRC
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM Buffet Dinner in the Davidson Center USSRC
7:30 PM – 7:40 PM Welcome and Introductions USSRC
7:40 PM – 8:15 PM KEYNOTE: Robert Ferl Plant Space Biology – how plants inform and enable human space exploration USSRC
8:15 PM – 9:00 PM Closing remarks USSRC
9:30 PM Final shuttle leaves from USSRC Location TBD

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time Program Activity Talk Title Location
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM ROUNDTABLE: Darrell Ezell Increasing the diveristy of scientists in plant and crop science Jackson Center
12:00 PM Final shuttle leaves from HudsonAlpha