Next Gen Crops for Sustainable Agriculture

Country: India

City: Chandigarh

Abstr. due: 30.04.2018

Dates: 19.07.18 — 20.07.18

Area Of Sciences: Biology; Agricultural;

Organizing comittee e-mail: mjsingh@selectbio.com

Organizers: SelectBio

 

SELECTBIO is delighted to Invite you all to attend its 4th Edition of International Conference on Plant Genetics and Genomics, "Next Gen Crops for Sustainable Agriculture" scheduled to be held on July 19-20, 2018 in Chandigarh, India.

The conference will focus on Genetic & Omics Technologies for Crop Improvement & Immunity. It will highlight Advanced Techniques for Plant Profiling, Sequencing & Editing including Analytical techniques, Genomics assisted Breeding, High Throughput techniques, Gene mapping, High Performance Computing, GWAS, NGS, CRISPRs, TALENs & ZFNs and others. The meeting will also discuss about Agronomics aspects & Beneficial Plant-Microbe Interactions to gain insights into Soil Chemistry & Plant Physiology for Improved Agricultural Production.

Who Should Attend?

• Scientists & Researchers from Academics and Industry working in the field of Agriculture Biotechnology including Plant Genetics & Genomics, Crop Improvement, Disease Resistance, Stress Tolerance, Plant Functional Genomics, Transcriptomics, Metabolomics, Agronomics and Plant-microbe interactions.
• Researchers involved in employing Techniques and Methods in their Farming and Plant related Research including PCR, NGS, CRISPRs, TALENs, ZFNs, MS, GWAS, Gene Mapping, RNA Imaging, Sequence capture approach, High-performance computing, High throughtput techniques, Microarray technologies  etc.
• Agricultural Scientists working in the Specialized Areas like GM Crops including their Regulatory & Biosafety Issues.

Agenda Topics

    Agronomics and Crop Improvement Strategies
    Dissecting Genetical Genomics of Plants/ QTL Profiling by:
        Analytical Techniques
        Genomics-assisted Breeding
        High throughput Techniques including Microarray Technologies
    Engineering Plant-microbe Interactions for Improved Agricultural Production
    Plant Immunity in Biotic and/or Abiotic Stress
    Plant Metabolomics - Engineering & Synthetic Biology Approaches
    Plant Pan- Genomes & Pan- Transcriptomes Analysis using:
        Gene Mapping
        Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS)
        High Performance Computing Techniques
        Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
    Precise Plant Editing employing CRISPRs, TALENs, ZFNs
    Regulatory and Biosafety Issues in GM Crops

Conference Web-Site: http://selectbiosciences.com/conferences/index.aspx?conf=PGG18&se=india