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Plant Genome Meeting

Thu Apr 16 12:44:00 EST 1992

16 April, 1992

Meeting Announcement and Call for Papers 

                         Plant Genome I


USDA/ARS, USDA/NAL, John Innes Centre (UK), National Institute of
Agrobiological Resources (NIAR), and (pending) The Rockefeller

               S. Heller, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD 
               J. Miksche, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD
               M. Gale,  John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
               K. Takayanagi, NIAR, Tsukuba, Japan

Organizer: Scherago International, 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 1003, New
               York, NY 10001, USA

          Phone:  212-643-1750 / FAX: 212-643-1758


3 full days, November 9-11, 1992, San Diego, CA
6 Sessions, with 4-6 speakers each
Poster Paper Sessions and exhibits, each day, from 10am - 3pm

Sessions and Speakers:

1. Purpose, Management, & Organization - 
                              Chairperson - K. Russell, NAL 
     Monday: 8:45 am - Noon

        S. Heller - Introduction
     a. J. Miksche, ARS, Beltsville, MD
     b. K. Russell, NAL, Beltsville, MD
     c. G. Jen, CSRS, Washington, DC    
     d. E. Magnien, EC, Brussels, Belgium
     e. K. Takayanagi, Tsukuba, Japan  

2a.  Mapping Projects - Chairperson - M. Berlyn,
                              Yale University, New Haven, CT

     Monday: 2:45 pm - 7pm
        M. Berlyn  - Introduction
     a. R. Shoemaker, ARS, Ames, IA  
     b. E. Coe, ARS, Columbia, MO
     c. D. Neale, USDA/FS, Berkeley, CA 
     d. M. Gale, Norwich, UK 
     e. B. Nilan, Washington State, Pullman, OR
     f. N. Kurata, NIAR, Tsukuba, Japan 
     g. T. Osborne, U of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2b.  Mapping Projects - 
              Chairperson - C. Kaneda, Kobe University, Japan 

     Tuesday: 8:45 am - Noon
        C. Kaneda - Introduction
     h. E. Meyerowitz, CalTech, Pasadena, CA
     i. R. Sholl, Ohio State, Columbus, OH
     j. C. Dean, Norwich, UK  
     k. R. Sederoff, NC State, Raleigh, NC
     l. J. P. Gustafson, ARS, Columbi, MO 

3. Informatics - Chairperson - A. Barber, DOE, Washington DC

     Tuesday: 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm
        A. Barber - Introduction
     a. D. Bigwood, NAL, Beltsville, MD  
     b. J. McCarthy, LBL, Berkeley, CA
     c. D. King, NABIAP Project, VPI, Blacksburg, VA
     d. A. Stoner, GRIN, ARS, Beltsville, MD
     e. To be named, NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
     f. S. Knapp, Oregon State, Corvallis, OR

4a.  Beyond the Map - Chairperson -   A. Rafalski,
                                        Dupont, Wilmington, DE

     Wednesday: 8:45 am - Noon
        A. Rafalski - Introduction
     a. S. Tanksley, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
     b. T. Sasaki, NIAR, Tsukuba, Japan
     c. G. Moore, Norwich, UK   
     d. T. Helentjaris, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
     e. J. Bennetzen, Purdue University, West Lafyette, IN

4b.  Beyond the Map - Chairperson - G. Fischbeck, Munich, Germany

     Wednesday: 2:45 pm - 6:30 pm
        G. Fischbeck - Introduction
     f. B. Burr, Brookhaven Labs, Upton, NY
     g. M. Ganal, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
     h. R. Michelmore, UC - Davis, Davis, CA
     i. H. Goodman, Mass General, Boston, MA
     j. R. Philips, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
     k. P. Helsop-Harrison, Norwich, UK

                   Proposed Satellite Sessions

1. "Pine Tree Mapping" - organized by David Neale
2. "Map Generation & Analytical Mapping Software Workshop" -
     organized by Ed Coe, Mary Berlyn & Stan Levtosky

Registration Fees:

$ 325 - On-Site
$ 275 - Advance Registration (Received by September 16, 1992)
$  75 - Student Registration (Student status must be confirmed in
               writing by Department Chairperson)

     Participants are invited to submit abstracts for the poster
session.  Abstract forms are available from the organizers and
Scherago International.  Abstract deadline for inclusion in the
Final Program is October 1, 1992.

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