Maize Genetics Conference Announcement

Christy J. Earnhardt for Dr. Becky Boston christy_earnhardt at ncsu.edu
Tue Nov 10 11:56:59 EST 1998


41st Annual Maize Genetics Conference
March 11-14, 1999
Grand Geneva Resort
Lake Geneva, WI, USA
Additional information on the meeting is available at the Maize Genome
Database Website at http://www.agron.missouri.edu/Coop/Conf/1999.html

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Pat Schnable, Iowa State University, 'The Molecular Basis of Fertility
Restoration in cmsT Maize'

Rich Jorgensen, University of Arizona, 'Homology-based Control and
Epigenetic Inheritance of Gene Expression Patterns in Transgenic Plants'

Sue Wessler, University of Georgia, 'MITEs: Transposable Elements
Responsible for Allelic Diversity'

Phil Benfey, New York University,  'Regulation of Radial Patterning'

TOPICS:
Molecular Genetics
Development
Cytogenetics
Plant Transformation
Transposable Elements
Cytoplasmic Inheritance
Genome Mapping and Synteny

WORKSHOPS:
Genomic Approaches for Maize Research
Technology Transfer and Licensing

CONTENT:
Attended by approximately 400 scientists, the annual Maize Genetics
Conference convenes for three days to discuss recent research results and
technical advances.  Featured speakers will give overviews of rapidly moving
fields.  There will be approximately 36 short talks and 100 posters.
Information on participation in the oral and poster presentations will be
sent with the registration materials or can be obtained by contacting the
meeting co-chairs:

Julie Vogel
DuPont Agricultural Botechnology
PO Box 6104
Newark, DE  19714-6104
Tel: 302-631-2630
Fax: 302-631-2607
Email: julie.m.vogel at usa.dupont.com

Cliff Weil
Associate Professor
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Univ. of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3051 USA
Tel: 208-885-6370
Fax: 208-885-7905
Email: cweil at uidaho.edu



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