Confirmed Speakers



Confirmed Keynote and Lead Speakers:

Day 1 – Fundamental and Applied Genetics and Genomics

- Judith Burstin, INRA, Dijon, France
(IFLRC Plenary Session: Fundamental and Applied Genomics)

- Nevin Dale Young, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
(ICLGG Plenary Session: Fundamental Genomics and Model Systems)

- Noel Ellis, ICRISAT, Patancheru, India (IFLRC Session: Applied Genomics)

- Scott A. Jackson, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(ICLGG Session: Fundamental Genomics and Model Systems)

- Peter Tiffin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
(ICLGG Session: Evolution)

- Maren L. Friesen, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
(ICLGG Session: Evolution)

- Francisco Madueño, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
(ICLGG Session: Development)

- Catherine Rameau, INRA Centre de Versailles-Grignon, France
(ICLGG Session: Development)

 

Day 2 – Seeds and Human Nutrition

- Murad al-Katib, Alliance Grain, Regina, SK, Canada
 (Plenary Session)

- Richard D. Thompson, INRA, Dijon, France
(ICLGG Plenary Session: Seeds and Nutrition)

- Michael A. Grusak, USDA-ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX
(IFLRC  Plenary Session: Seeds and Nutrition)

- Francesca Sparvoli, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Milan, India
(IFLRC Session: Seeds and Nutrition)

- C L Laxmipathi Gowda, ICRISAT, Patancheru, India
(IFLRC Session: Seed System)

- Jerome Verdier, Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(ICLGG Session: Seeds and Nutrition)

 

Day 3 – Nitrogen Fixation and Plant Nutrition

- Mitchell Lucas, University of California, Riverside, CA
(ICLGG Plenary Session: Seeds and Nutrition)

- Ken Giller, Wageningen UR, Wageningen, Netherlands
(IFLRC  Plenary Session: Nitrogen Fixation and Plant Nutrition)

- Christine  Lelandais,  ISV - CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
(ICLGG Session)

- Endalkachew Wolde-Meskel, N2Africa Project,  Hawassa University, Ethiopia
(IFLRC  Session)

 

Day 4 – Biotic Stress and Plant Microbe Interactions

- Jens Stougaard, Aarhus University, Denmark
(ICLGG Plenary Session: Symbiosis)

- Alain Baranger, INRA, Rennes, France
(IFLRC Plenary Session: Biotic Stress/Disease)

- Pascal Ratet, ISV-CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
(ICLGG Session: Symbiosis)

- Weidong Chen, USDA-ARS, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
(IFLRC Session: Disease)

- H. Sharma, ICRISAT, Patancheru, India
(IFLRC  Session: Insect Tolerance )

- Krzysztof Szczyglowski, Agriculture Agri-Food Canada, London, Ontario
(ICLGG Session)

Masayoshi Kawaguchi, National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
(ICLGG Session)

 

Day 5 – Abiotic Stresses and Crop Management

- Kadambot Siddique, University of Western Australia, Crawley
(IFLRC Plenary Session: Abiotic Stresses and Crop Management)

- Rajeev Varshney, ICRISAT, Patancheru, India
(ICLGG  Plenary Session: Applied Genomics and Genetics in Crop Systems)

- Pooran Gaur, ICRISAT, Patancheru, India
(IFLRC Session: Abiotic stress)

- Steve Beebe, CIAT, Colombia
(IFLRC Session: Abiotic stress)

- Maria Monteros, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK
(ICLGG Session:  Applied Genomics and Genetics)

 
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