Breakout and Poster Sessions

We are pleased to have the following student speakers present their research at the one of the three concurrent breakout sessions: 

Please feel free to move in between presentations. The time slots for each speaker are: 

  1. 11:25 - 11:35
  2. 11:35 - 11:45
  3. 11:45 - 11:55
  4. 11:55 - 12:05

Plant Breeding Potpourri - Room 110

PresenterAffiliationPresentation Title
Eva ErdayaniWashington State UniversityIdentification and Expressional Profiling of HSP101/CLPB Family in Bread Wheat
Stacy DreisSouth Dakota State UniversityEvaluation of Stability of Gliadin Accumulation in Hard Red Spring Wheat (T. aestivum)
Narinder SinghKansas State UniversityEfficient Selection of Donor Lines from Gene Banks Using Genomic Approaches
Paula SilvaKansas State UniversityHunting New Sources of Resistance to Wheat Leaf and Stem Rust in a Historical Germplasm Collection from South America

Biotic and Abiotic Stress - Room 202

PresenterAffiliationPresentation Title
Ajaz A LoneMississippi State UniversityAnalyzing Drought Impacts on Temperate Corn Inbred Lines
Ragupathi NagarajanWashington State UniversityMolecular Characterization of Rubisco Activase Genes in Cereals for Heat Tolerance
Addie ThompsonPurdue UniversityPredicting and Modeling Drought Response in Elite Temperate and Tropical Maize Hybrids
Suraj SapkotaUniversity of GeorgiaIdentification and QTL Mapping of Adult Plant Resistance Genes to Leaf Rust Disease in Soft Red Winter Wheat Cultivar AGS 2038

Alternative Crops and Approaches - Cherrywood Room

PresenterAffiliationPresentation Title
Andrew MauleUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonDiversity and Domestication Studies on Digitaria exilis: Germplasm Assessment and Improvement in an African Orphan Crop
Gurleen SidhuUniversity of GuelphDetermination of Genetic Architecture for Traits Important in Asparagus Breeding Program
Nicholas PughTexas A&M UniversityValidation and Implementation of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Sorghum Breeding Pipeline
Hannah SwegardenCornell UniversityUtility of Qualitative Multivariate Analysis (QMA) in Providing Plant Breeders with Consumer Feedback: A Case Study in Kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)