ICRISAT’s Centre of Excellence in Genomics (CEG) is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary by organizing a three-days conference 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 conference 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.

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Inaugural Session Speakers
Rajeev Varshney
Research Program Director-Genetic Gains
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
India
David Bergvinson
Director General
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
India
Panjab Singh
President
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
India
Y.SChowdary
Hon'ble Minister of State for Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences
Govt of India
India
Jonathan Jones, FRS
Group Leader
The Sainsbury Laboratory
UK
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
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 Aiden
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
Jochen Reif
IPK-Gatersleben
Germany
Wolfram Weckwerth
University of Vienna
Austria
Shancen Zhao
BGI Institute of Applied Agriculture
China
Closing Session Speakers
RS Paroda
Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences
India
Shobhana K Pattanayak
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt of India
India
David Bergvinson
Director General
ICRISAT
India
Peter Carberry
Deputy Director General - Research
ICRISAT
India
Rajeev Varshney
Research Program Director – Genetic Gains
ICRISAT
India

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

Liao Boshou, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Mike Butterfield, CTC, Brazil

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

Eric Danquah, University of Ghana, Ghana

Swapan Datta, Visva-Bharati University, India

Ivo Grosse, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Baozhu Guo, University of Georgia, USA

PK Gupta, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India

Paul Kimurto, Egerton University, Kenya

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

Deepak Pental, University of Delhi, India

BM Prasanna, CIMMYT-Nairobi, Kenya

B Rajendar, Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, India

Oscar Rierra-Lizarazu, Dow AgroSciences, USA

Kadambot Siddique, University of Western Australia, Australia

Kuldeep Singh, ICAR-NBPGR, India

R B Singh, Central University, Imphal

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