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Plenary Symposium: New Directions in Molecular and Organismal Botany

Purugganan, Michael [1].

Evolutionary genomics in plants: Lessons from Arabidopsis.

OUR understanding of the genetic basis of ecological and evolutionary basis of plant adaptations is rapidly being transformed by genomic science. Genomic sciences allow us to take a large-scale view of the genes underlying plant adaptations, and provide new technologies in our botanical toolkit. The model plant genetic species Arabidopsis thaliana has been instrumental in helping shape the emerging field of evolutionary and ecological genomics. One trait that has been under intensive study in this species ha been flowering time. We examine the evolution of the flowering time gene network in A. thaliana and present results that reveal the power of integrating evolutionary, ecological, developmental and genomic approaches.


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1 - New York University, Department of Biology/Center for Comparative Functional Genomics, 1009 Silver, 100 Washington Square East, New York, New York, 10003, USA

Keywords:
Genomics
flowering time
adaptation.

Presentation Type: Symposium or Colloquium Presentation
Session: 12-4
Location: 170/Holt
Date: Monday, July 31st, 2006
Time: 10:00 AM
Abstract ID:1024


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