## Program
                    
08:00
      
Reception and Coffee
08:30
Tabare Abadie, Opening remarks
08:50
Paul Bilinski, Five years of the UCD Plant Breeding Symposium...in 5 minutes
09:00
Jill Farrant, Resurrection plants as models for production of extremely drought tolerant crops
09:40
Luis Herrera Estrella, Engineering plants to develop novel phosphorus fertilization systems
10:20
Poster Access, Coffee
10:50
Jean-Luc Jannink, To breed for stress resilience, start with a resilient crop: genomic selection in cassava
11:30
Kevin Lehner, Identification of Genes Controlling Root System Architecture in Rice Using a Gel-Based Imaging System (Student Talk)
11:50
Ryan Graebner, GeneticSubsetter: an efficient, user-friendly R package for identifying informative core sets of germplasm collections (Student Talk)
12:10
Lunch*
13:00
Julia Bailey-Serres, Waterproofing crops
13:40
Renee Lafitte, From physiological traits to stress-resilient maize
14:20
Luca Comai, Technologies and prospective for accelerating plant breeding
15:00
Poster Access, Coffee
15:30
Panel Discussion, Can we do better? Questioning the status quo in breeding for stress resilience in agriculture
17:00
Social Mixer
* Lunch and memorabilia provided to first 200 registrants
 
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