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Saturday April 13, 2019
Time Activities Location
10:00- 1:00 Onsite registration (payment in cash or checks only) and check-in Huddleston Hall
1:00-1:15 Welcome; Rakesh Minocha & University of New Hampshire Representative Huddleston Hall
1:15-1:30 ASPB Representative; Shoshana Kronfeld Huddleston Hall
1:30-2:15 Dr. Mariano Alvarez, Duke University

Transgenerational effects: epigenetics and phenotypic plasticity in response to seasonal variation.

Huddleston Hall
2:15-3:00 Dr. Marta R. M. Lima, University of New Hampshire

Using metabolomics to study plant adaptation to environmental stresses

Huddleston Hall
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break Huddleston Hall
3:30-4:00 Dr. Rakesh Minocha, USDA Forest Service, Durham, NH

Physiological and biochemical monitoring of stress in forest trees

Huddleston Hall
4:00-4:30 Dr. Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service, Burlington, VT

Adaptations of red spruce to acidic deposition-induced nutrient deficiencies and a changing environment: historic decline followed by surprising recent rebound

Huddleston Hall
4:30-6:30 Poster session and Reception
4:30-5:30 Even Poster Numbers
5:30-6:30 Odd Poster Numbers
8:30-9:00 NEASPB Executive Committee meeting Huddleston Hall-Annex
Sunday April 14, 2019
Time Activities Location
7:30-8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Kingsbury Hall-N101
Oral Presentations
8:30-9:00 Dr. Thomas Davis, University of New Hampshire

Prospects for de novo domestication of quinoa relatives native to Northern New England in relation to climate change

Kingsbury Hall-N101
9:00-9:15 Lina Castano-Duque, Duke University

Complex genetic variation and physiology of anaerobic germination in rice

Kingsbury Hall-N101
9:15-9:30 Jeeyon Jeong, Amherst College

Ferroportin 3 is a mitochondrial iron exporter necessary for iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis

Kingsbury Hall-N101
9:30- 9:45 Alisson Kovaleski, USDA-ARS

Cold hardiness as a proxy for dormancy evaluations explains plasticity of grapevines

Kingsbury Hall-N101
9:45-10:00 Josefina Mendez, Yale University

Increased efficiency of targeted mutagenesis by CRISPR/Cas9 in plants using heat stress

Kingsbury Hall-N101
10:00-10:20 NEASPB Business meeting Kingsbury Hall-N101
10:20-10:45 Coffee Break Kingsbury Hall-N101
10:45-11:00 Samuel Mortensen, Northeastern University

An efficient transient expression method for analyzing gene function in Catharanthus roseus seedlings and its application to study the regulation of the transcriptional repressor ZCT1

Kingsbury Hall-N101
11:00-11:15 Mary Tsai, Indigo agriculture

Effects of Enterobacter cowanii seed treatment on winter wheat yield

Kingsbury Hall-N101
11:15-11:30 Vijaykumar Veerappan, Eastern Connecticut State University

Characterization of deregulated anthocyanin pigmentation mutants in the model legume plant Medicago truncatula

Kingsbury Hall-N101
11-30-11:45 Mingjie Yang, SUNY, Cobleskill

Development of drought and salt tolerant Switchgrass cultivar by over-expressing CodA gene via Agrobacterium-mediated transformation method

Kingsbury Hall-N101
11:45-12:00 Yan Zubo, Dartmouth College

Coordination of chloroplast development through the action of the GNC and GLK transcription factor families

Kingsbury Hall-N101
12:00-12:15 Closing Remarks and Adjournment Kingsbury Hall-N101