ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

5,000 Insect Genome Project Workshop

Sunday, November 13, 2011: 1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room E1-E3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizers:
Susan Brown
Kevin Hackett
Owain R. Edwards
Gene Robinson
Stephen Richards


1:00 PM
Why sequence 5000 arthropod  (mostly insect) genomes?
Kevin Hackett, USDA - ARS ; Owain R. Edwards, CSIRO Entomology ; Gene Robinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:00 PM
i5K organization, wiki page, working groups, update on species selection and sequencing efforts, How can I participate?
Susan Brown, Director of the Center for Genomic Studies on Arthropods affecting Human Animal and Plant Health, Kansas State University ; Stephen Richards, Baylor College of Medicine
3:45 PM
Summary reports from breakout sessions
Susan Brown, Director of the Center for Genomic Studies on Arthropods affecting Human Animal and Plant Health, Kansas State University
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