Our Invited Speakers

Kenneth McNally
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines

Sequencing of diverse rice genomes drives breeding innovation

Francois Tardieu
INRAE, Montpellier, France

Improving yield for suboptimal conditions: making use of alleles for adaptive traits

Hari B. Krishnan
Plant Genetics Research Unit, U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Missouri, Columbia

A multifaceted approach to improve the nutritional quality of soybean protein

Yang Zhang
Sichuan University, PR China

Tomato as a model plant for studying metabolic regulation

Aude Coupel-Ledru
INRAE, France

Improving water-use efficiency through the temporal and spatial uncoupling between water loss and carbon gain: insights from a combination of high-throughput phenotyping, quantitative genetics and physiology

Mark Tester
KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Genomics-driven genetics to support development of saltwater agricultural systems

Diego Orzaez
Instituto de Biologia Molecular i Celular de Plantas, Valencia, Spain

Breeding new tobacco plant biofactories through genome editing and synthetic biology

Kim Boutilier
Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherland

New tools for doubled-haploid production in dicots