International Workshop of Molecular Plant Genome Biology
on September 3 and 4 at Yokohama City University
organized by RFLP MEETING
"DNA links Plant Genome Biology"
This workshop has been organized as a satellite of the 15th. International
Botanical Congress in Yokohama
Attendants should contact as soon as possible:
Dr. Akira Saito
Dept. Molecular Biology
National Institute of Agrobiological Resources
Kannondai 2-1-2, Tsukuba, Japan 305
FAX: +81 298-38-7408
e-mail: tsu00807 at jpnjrdc.bitnet
Sept. 3, 14:00- Opening remarks: Akira Saito (NIAR)
1. Progress of gene cloning methods
1. Current RFLP map and map-based cloning in Arabidopsis
Yoshifumi Komeda (Tokyo Univ)
2. T-DNA tagging in Arabidopsis
Kiyotaka Okada (NIBB)
3. Map-based cloning of Xa-21 in rice
Pamela Ronald (UC Davis)
4. Transposition of Ac/Ds in rice
Kazuhiko Sugimoto (NIAR) and
Shigheru Iida (Tokyo Science Univ)
5. Physical mapping of rRNA genes by direct cloned probes
from laser-dissected chromosomal fragments.
Kiichi Fukui (Hokuriku Agri.Expt.Sta.)
6. High-molecular DNA isolation from rice nucleus.
Shoji Hatano (Tokyo Univ)
7. Thermo Asymmetric InterLaced PCR and its efficiency for
recovering flanking DNA sequence
Robert Whittier (Mitsui Biotech Inst.)
Sept. 4, 9:30-
1. Map and mapping systems in cereal genomes
1. Current rice RFLP maps & construction of data base
in grain genes.
Susan McCouch (Cornell Univ)
2. Mapping of rice Stv-bi genes.
Yuriko Hayano (Hokkaido Agri.Exp.Sta.)
3. Mapping of rice blast desease resitant genes.
Shinji Kawasaki (JRDC/NIAR)
4. Rice chromosome 4 in classical & RFLP maps
Masahiko Maekawa (Hokkaido Univ.)
5. Current barley RFLP maps.
Ken Kasha (Guelph Univ.)
2. Chromosome mutants and cytological mapping
1. Chromosome deletion mutants in wheat
Bikrams Gill (Kansas Univ.)
2. Chromosome dissecting gene in wheat
Hisashi Tsujimoto (Kihara Biological Inst.)
3. Structure and diversity of organella genome
1. Use of mitochondrial DNA rearrangements
in plant molecular population
Toru Terachi (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.)
2. Structural alteration of the chloroplast genome
Claude de Pamphilis (Vanderbilt Univ.)
Closing remarks: Yasunari Ogihara (Kihara Biological Inst.)