ICRISAT’s Centre of Excellence in Genomics (CEG) is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary by organizing a three-days symposium during Dec 6-8, 2017 at ICRISAT Campus, Hyderabad, India. More details are available at ceg.icrisat.org.

CEG is making it possible for agricultural breeding and research programs to fully utilize modern genomics tools in developing countries. The symposium is expected to discuss anticipated advances, requirements and challenges for data generation, analysis as well as the application of genomics for understanding plant biology and crop improvement.

Inaugural Session Speakers
T Mohapatra
Director General
ICAR & Secretary DARE
India
K VijayRaghavan
Secretary
Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
India
David Bergvinson
Director General
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
India
Rajeev Varshney
Research Program Director -
Genetic Gains
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
India
Key Speakers
Mike Bevan
John Innes Centre
UK
Mario Caccamo
NIAB
UK
Henry Daniell
University of Pennsylvania
USA
Dave Edwards
University of Western Australia
Australia
Andrew Farmer
NCGR
USA
JC Glaszmann
CIRAD
France
Andreas Graner
IPK-Gatersleben
Germany
BinHan
Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences
China
Sachiko Isobe
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Japan
Scott Jackson
University of Georgia
USA
Jonathan Jones
The Sainsbury Laboratory
UK
Susan Jones
Nature Biotechnology
UK
Christian Jung
University of Kiel
Germany
Benjamin Kilian
The Crop Trust
Germany
Suk-Ha Lee
Seoul National University
Korea
Erez Lieberman
Baylor College of Medicine
USA
David Marshall
The James Hutton Institute
UK
Rob Martienssen
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
USA
Albrecht Melchinger
University of Hohenheim
Germany
Frank Ordon
Julius Kuhn-Institut (JKI)
Germany
Catherine Potenski
Nature Genetics
USA
Jochen Reif
IPK-Gatersleben
Germany
Wolfram Weckwerth
University of Vienna
Austria
Qifa Zhang
Huazhong Agricultural University
China

Khaled Amiri, Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (KCGEB), UAE

Gary Atlin, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Liao Boshou, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Bhagirath Choudhary, South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC), India

Eric Danquah, University of Ghana, Ghana

Swapan Datta, Visva-Bharati University, India

Jeff Ehlers, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Ivo Grosse, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Baozhu Guo, University of Georgia, USA

PK Gupta, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India

Arvind Kumar, IRRI-Philippines, Philippines

Hon Ming Lam, The Chinese Uni of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Chikelu Mba, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

Victor Nwosu, MARS Inc., USA

Mike Olsen, CIMMYT-Kenya, Kenya

Ajay Parida, Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), India

Shobhana K Pattanayak, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt of India, India

BM Prasanna, CIMMYT-Nairobi, Kenya

Kuldeep Singh, ICAR-NBPGR, India

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