Conifer Translational Genomics Network - Coordinated Agricultural Project (CTGN - CAP)

» Outreach Presentations

Project team members routinely conduct field, classroom, and invited presentations to a wide range of audiences and at various venues. Formal presentations are enumerated here, the most recent shown first. Where a count of audience size is available, it is given in the Venue/Audience column in parentheses.

Activity Presenter/Author Title Date/Location Venue/Audience
Talk N Wheeler, TD Byram, S McKeand, R Whetten, F Isik, D Huber, G Howe, D Nelson, B St.Clair, J Wegrzyn, and D Neale. Conifer translational genomics network: Bringing genomics-based breeding to application July 25-28, 2011/ Troutdale OR USA Western Forest Genetics Association Meeting
Talk GT Howe, GT Slavov and VD Hipkins Marker-informed program management: Concepts, benefits, and examples June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk P Munoz and D Huber Selecting putative loblolly pine QTL for introgression into an elite slash pine population from a ((slashXloblolly)Xslash) pseudo-backcross family June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk N Wheeler Genomics in tree breeding and forest ecosystems -an on-line teaching tool June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk C Dana Nelson, B Olukolu, T Zhebentyayeva, N Islam-Faridi, F Hebard, M Staton, AG Abbott Molecular-assisted genotype building in American x Chinese chestnut backcross breeding June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk TD Byram, N Wheeler, EM Raley and JW Richardson Evaluating Alternative Forest Tree Breeding Strategies: A Simulation Approach June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk F Isik, R Whetten, J Zapata-Valenzuela, F Ogut, and S McKeand Genomic selection in tree breeding: Opportunities and challenges June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk R Whetten, F Isik, J Zapata-Valenzuela, F Ogut, and S McKeand A vision for genomic selection in loblolly pine in the North Carolina State University Cooperative Tree Improvement Programs June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Poster VE Chhatre, TD Byram, DB Neale, JL Wegrzyn, and KV Krutovsky Linkage Disequilibrium and Association Mapping of Adaptive and Selected Traits in Breeding Populations of East Texas Loblolly Pine June 22-24, 2011/ Davis CA USA International Symposium: Genomics-based breeding in forestry (65)
Talk TD Byram, SE McKeand, R Whetten, F Isik, D Huber, G Howe, N Wheeler, C Dana Nelson, B St.Clair, JL Wegrzyn and DB Neale Conifer Translational Genomics Network: Bringing genomics-based breeding to application June 13-16, 2011/Biloxi MS USA 31st South. For. Tree Improv. Conf. (75)
Talk VE Chhatre, TD Byram, DB Neale, JL Wegrzyn, and KV Krutovsky Association mapping of adaptive and breeding traits in East Texas Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L.) breeding populations using high-density SNP genotyping June 13-16, 2011/Biloxi MS USA 31st South. For. Tree Improv. Conf. (75)
Poster VE Chhatre, TD Byram, DB Neale, JL Wegrzyn, and KV Krutovsky Genetic structure and association mapping of adaptive and selected traits in East Texas loblolly pine breeding populations May 23-15, 2011/ College Station TX USA National Assoc. of Plant Breeders (~100 attendees)
Poster VE Chhatre, T Byram, DB Neale, JL Wegrzyn, and KV Krutovsky Association Mapping Analysis of Economic Traits in East Texas Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L.) May 10-11, 2011/ Jasper TX USA Western Gulf Forest Tree Improvement Program (WGFTIP) Contact Representative's Meeting
Talk Wheeler N/b> Marker-informed breeding in forest trees: Are we there yet? March 9, 2011/ Coeur d'Alene ID USA Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative Annual Meeting (~100)
Talk J Zapata-Valenzuela, F Isik, C Maltecca, JL Wegrzyn, DB Neale, and RW Whetten Genomic selection in a cloned population of loblolly pine January 15-19, 2011/ San Diego CA USA PAG XIX, Forest Tree Workshop
Talk VE Chhatre, TD Byram, DB Neale, JL Wegrzyn, and KV Krutovsky High-density SNP genotyping of East Texas loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) January 15-19, 2011/ San Diego CA USA PAG XIX, Forest Tree Workshop
Talk JL Wegrzyn, B Figueroa, J Yu, M Choi, AJ Eckert, and DB Neale Bioinformatic solutions for data storage, analysis, and interpretation in forest genomics: Overview of the tools and resources from the Dendrome Project January 15-19, 2011/ San Diego CA USA PAG XIX, Forest Tree Workshop
Poster and Demo JL Wegrzyn, B Figueroa, J Yu, M Choi, and DB Neale Dendrome project and TreeGenes Database: Bioinformatic solutions for data storage, analysis, and interpretation in forest genomics January 15-19, 2011/ San Diego CA USA PAG XIX
Poster VE Chhatre, TD Byram, DB Neale, JL Wegrzyn, and KV Krutovsky Population structure and association mapping analysis of adaptive traits in East Texas loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) January 15-19, 2011/ San Diego CA USA PAG XIX
Talk Neale D Forest tree genomics: Genome sequencing to applied breeding December 14, 2010/ Concepcion, Chile Genomica Forestal S.A. Centro de Biotecnologia, Universidad de Concepcion
Talk Neale D Forest tree genome projects: Lessons learned November 20-22, 2010/UC Santa Barbara--Sedgewick Reserve CA USA North American Oak Genome Workshop
Talk Whetten R CTGN project and genomics-based breeding in forest trees October 27, 2010/New Bern NC USA NCSU-CTIP Annual Meeting
Talk Neale D Genomics-based breeding in forest trees October 19-20, 2010/St. Louis MO USA Danforth Center Seminar
Talk Wheeler N Genotype verification tools and protocols October 19, 2010/Aurora OR USA NWTIC Annual Meeting (~40)
Talk Isik F CTGN Project and genome-wide selection in tree breeding October 14, 2010/Artvin, Turkey Coruh University Seminar
Talk Isik F CTGN Project and genome-wide selection in tree breeding October 11, 2010/Trabzon, Turkey Karadeniz Tech University Seminar
Talk Isik F CTGN Project and genome-wide selection in tree breeding September 30, 2010/Ankara, Turkey Forest Tree Improvement Research InstituteSeminar
Talk Eckert A Ecologically relevant genetic diversity in forest trees - Genotype, phenotype and environment August 23-24, 2010/Instituto Agrario di S. Michele all'Adige, Trento, Italy FoResTTraC Landscape Genomics Working Group meeting
Talk Wheeler N Genomics in tree breeding: Past, present, and future July 7, 2010/ Vancouver WA USA PNWTIRC Meeting (~30)
Talk Mosca E/Mosca E, DiPerro E, LaPorta N, Vendramin GG, Belletti P, Neale DB Adaptation in alpine conifers May 19-20, 2010/ Trento, Italy Alpine Ecosystems in a Changing Environment: Biodiversity, Sensitivity, and Adapative Potential. ACE-SAP 3rd Annual General Meeting
Talk Wheeler N, Byram T Genomics in tree breeding: Past, present, and future May 18-19, 2010/ Bismarck AR USA WGFTIP Contact Meeting
Talk Byram T State of the conifer genome May 18-19, 2010/ Bismarck AR USA WGFTIP Contact Meeting
Talk Chhatre V Genetic structure in loblolly pine breeding populations: What can we learn from molecular markers? May 18-19, 2010/Bismarck AR USA WGFTIP Contact Meeting
Talk Huber D SNP markers for the BC1 population May 12-13, 2010/ Gainesville FL USA Univ. Florida Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program/Members (~25)
Talk Wheeler N Genomics in tree breeding: Past, present, and future May 12-13, 2010/ Gainesville FL USA Univ. Florida Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program/Members (~25)
Talk Neale DB Development and application of genomic-based tools to manage forests in response to climate change May 26-29, 2010/Mugla, Turkey Int. Symp. Biology of Rare and Endemic Plant Species
Talk Neale DB Development and application of genomic-based tools to manage forests in response to climate change April 29-30, 2010/Harvard Univ. Cambridge MA USA 6th Annual Plant Biology Initiative Symposium: Trees and the Global Environment
Talk, Keynote address Neale DB Development and application of genomic-based tools to manage forests in response to climate change March 7-13, 2010/ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia IUFRO 2010: Sustainable Utilisation and Conservation of Forests in the Genomics Era
Talk, Workshop Neale DB Association genetics of complex traits in forest trees March 7-13, 2010/ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia IUFRO 2010: Sustainable Utilisation and Conservation of Forests in the Genomics Era
Talk Neale DB Forest tree genomics research in North America March 4, 2010/ INRA, Paris, France FoResTTrac Kickoff Meeting
Talk Whetten R Bringing marker-informed breeding to application in the NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Program January 19, 2010/ Guangzhou, China Research Institute of Tropical Forestry
Talk Whetten R Bringing marker-informed breeding to application in the NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Program January 16, 2010/ Beijing, China Chinese Academy of Forestry
Talk Whetten R Bringing marker-informed breeding to application in the NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Program January 15, 2010/ Beijing, China Beijing Forestry University
Talk, Invited Neale DB Association studies for complex traits in conifers October 7-9, 2009/ Forest Resesarch Institute, Freiburg, Germany Workshop: Opportunities, Challenges, and Limitiations of Genomics-Based Technologies in Forest Tree Breeding and Forest Genetics
Talk, Invited Neale DB Development and application of genomic-based tools to manage forests in response to climate change October 7-9, 2009/ Forest Resesarch Institute, Freiburg, Germany Workshop on Opportunities, Challenges, and Limitiations of Genomics-Based Technologies in Forest Tree Breeding and Forest Genetics
Talk Howe GT Presenting the CTGN Project September 17, 2009/ Schroeder Seed Orchard, OR USA Stimson Lumber Company Representatives
Talk Wheeler N and Byram T Marker informed breeding in tree improvement - How does that work? August 10, 2009/ Monterey CA USA Western Forest Genetics Association Meeting (30)
Talk Eckert A Estimating diversity and divergence. DNASam software August 3-5, 2009/ Centro di Ecologia Alpina - Fondazione E. Mach, Trento, Italy Research conference/Beginning and advanced graduate students in forestry programs across Europe and the United States
Talk Neale DB Introduction to genetic and QTL mapping and association genetics August 3-5, 2009/ Centro di Ecologia Alpina - Fondazione E. Mach, Trento, Italy Research conference/Beginning and advanced graduate students in forestry programs across Europe and the United States
Talk Wheeler N Introduction to population and quantitative genetics and genetic markers August 3-5, 2009/ Centro di Ecologia Alpina - Fondazione E. Mach, Trento, Italy Research conference/Beginning and advanced graduate students in forestry programs across Europe and the United States
Talk Eckert A Population structure and demography August 3-5, 2009/ Centro di Ecologia Alpina - Fondazione E. Mach, Trento, Italy Research conference/Beginning and advanced graduate students in forestry programs across Europe and the United States
Talk Wegrzyn J Resequencing and PineSap software August 3-5, 2009/ Centro di Ecologia Alpina - Fondazione E. Mach, Trento, Italy Research conference/Beginning and advanced graduate students in forestry programs across Europe and the United States
Brochure CTGN Extension and Education Team Conifer Translational Genomics Network - CAP Late Summer, 2009 CSREES, all committee members, team members
Talk Harry DE and Wheeler N New developments in genetic markers and their applications June 25, 2009/ OR USA Members of the Northwest Seed Orchard Managers (40)
Talk Harry DE Overview of genetics, breeding, and germplasm deployment May 11, 2009/ College Station TX USA Members and staff of the Western Gulf Tree Improvement Program
Talk Harry DE and Wheeler N Overview of genetics, breeding, and germplasm deployment May 11, 2009/ College Station TX USA Members and staff of the Western Gulf Tree Improvement Program (25)
Talk Wheeler N How genetic markers can improve the tree improvement process May 5, 2009/ Macon GA USA Members and staff of the Florida Tree Improvement Cooperative (25)
Talk Whetten R Conifer Translational Genomics Network (CTGN) December 10, 2008/ NC State Univ. Raleigh NC USA NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Contact Meeting (54)
Workshop Isik F and Cumbie WP ASReml Workshop for beginners December 8-9, 2008/ NC State Univ. Raleigh NC USA Beginning users of ASReml to predict breeding values, including use of SNP markers
Field activity Howe GT Field and lab assessments of cold hardiness in Douglas-fir December, 2008/ WA USA Employees of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Talk, invited Wheeler N Education, extension and outreach activities in our genomics projects (CTGN, ADEPT2) November 17, 2008/ Quebec City, Canada Arborea2 Stakeholders Semi-Annual Meeting (25)
Talk, invited Harry DE Population and evolutionary genetics October 10, 2008/ Oregon State Univ. Corvallis OR USA Non-science undergraduates in Forest Biology (FS 240) (~35)
Workshop Isik F (host and organizer) with G Dutkowski and R Kerr, quantitative geneticists from Australia) Advanced ASReml Workshop October 6-10, 2008/ NC State Univ. Raleigh NC USA Advanced workshop on the theory and use of ASReml to predict breeding values, including the use of SNP markers
Talk Neale DB ??? September 30-October 3, 2008/ Biosphere 2. Oracle AZ USA IPlant Collaborative-sponsored "Grand Challenge Workshop: Mechanistic Basis of Plant Adaptation"
Talk Neale DB Forest tree translational genomics August 26-28, 2008/ UC Irvine, Irvine CA USA National Plant Genome Initiative Workshop
Talk, Keynote address Neale DB Genomic discovery for application in tree breeding and forest health management August 25-28, 2008/ Quebec, Canada IUFRO-CTIA 2008 Joint Conference: Adaptation, Breeding and Conservation in the Era of Forest Tree Genomics and Environmental Change/Tree breeders, students, scientists (100s)
Talk Byram T and Wheeler N The promise and unresolved challenges of marker assisted breeding in Southern pine tree breeding programs August 25-28, 2008/ Quebec, Canada IUFRO-CTIA 2008 Joint Conference: Adaptation, Breeding and Conservation in the Era of Forest Tree Genomics and Environmental Change/Tree breeders, students, scientists (100s)
Talk Isik F/Isik F, Li B, Sederoff R, Whetten R, Mckeand S, Goldfarb B Genetic improvement of wood quality traits in Pinus taeda August 25-28, 2008/ Quebec City, Canada IUFRO-CTIA 2008 Joint Conference: Adaptation, Breeding and Conservation in the Era of Forest Tree Genomics and Environmental Change/Tree breeders, students, scientists (100s)
Talk McKeand S Loblolly pine: A clear choice for biofuels feedstock production in the South (emphasized CTGN component of the research) August 18, 2008/ Bloomington MN USA Short Rotation Crops International Conference (100+)
Talk Isik F Population Improvement in the era of varietal forestry July 22-25, 2008/ Charleston SC USA IEG-40 Meeting Scientists and Forest Industry, International Conference (100+)
Talk Howe GT and Harry DE Forest genetics and genomic tools: Contributing to sustainable natural resource management in Pacific Northwest forests July 1, 2008/ Corvallis OR USA Purdue-NCSU-SLU Joint Summer Shortcourse "Sustainability of Natural Resource Management in the Pacific Northwest." OSU Visit (20 US and EU students and 6 faculty)
Talk Howe GT, Wheeler N, and Harry DE CTGN research and extension workshop June 25, 2008/ Corvallis OR USA PNWTIRC members and staff (24)
Web Seminar Neale DB GoldenGate and Infinium SNP genotyping for association studies in trees June 20, 2008 Public
Talk Howe GT et al. Genetics of Douglas-fir wood stiffness: acoustic tools, bending stiffness, and candidate gene markers May 28, 2008/ Vancouver WA USA The Science of Wood Quality: Workshop jointly sponsored by PNWTIRC, NWTIC, SMC, and WFCA (75)
Talk McKeand S Update on CAP grant, Conifer Translational Genomics Network May 28, 2008/ Atlanta GA USA 52nd Advisory Committee Meeting, NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Program (41)
Talk Byram T Conifer Translational Genomics Network: The CAP Grant - Bringing markers to bear on applied tree breeding program May 13-14, 2008/ College Station TX USA Western Gulf Forest Tree Improvement Program contact meeting
Talk Munoz P BC1 phenotyping results May, 2008/ Gainesville FL USA Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program annual meeting
Talk Huber D CTGN and its direct applicability to the CFGRP May, 2008/ Gainesville FL USA Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program annual meeting
Lecture Whetten, R. Functional genomics in forest species April 10, 2008/ Concepcion, Chile Curso Internacional de Genetica y Biotecnologia Forestal
Lecture Whetten R Molecular markers and their applications in forest species April 10, 2008/ Concepcion, Chile Curso Internacional de Genetica y Biotecnologia Forestal
Talk Neale DB Population, quantitative and comparative genomics of adaptation in forest trees April, 2008/ Vancouver BC Canada University of British Columbia forest sciences seminar
Talk Jermstad KD/Jermstad KD and Neale DB Genetic mapping of genes controlling slow-rusting resistance and major gene resistance in sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana) March 26-28, 2008/ Walnut Creek CA USA 3rd Annual DOE Joint Genome Institute Users Meeting/Researchers on biofuels (~350)
Talk Neale DB Tree breeding: Conquering high heterozygosity and long generation times March 17, 2008/ St. Paul MN USA Plant Breeding in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities Across the Plant Sciences
Talk Howe, G.T./Howe, G.T., Strauss, S., and Jayawickrama, K. Overview of CAFS-related research at Oregon State University February 20-21, 2008/ Portland OR USA Annual meeting of the NSF Center for Advanced Forestry Systems (CAFS) (65)
Talk Neale DB Association studies with molecular markers February 1, 2008/ Davis CA USA Breeding with molecular markers. UCDavis Extension
Talk Neale DB From genes to trees: Genomics, tree physiology and forest ecology February 1, 2008/ Victoria BC Canada Forest Biology Symposium, University of Victoria
Talk Neale DB Genomics to tree breeding and forest health February 1, 2008/ Coeur d'Alene ID USA Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative Annual Meeting
Talk Wheeler N The role of genomics in tree breeding January 31, 2008/ Vernon BC Canada BC Tree Breeders annual meeting/Tree breeders and managers (16)
Poster Neale DB et al. Conifer Translational Genomics Network January 12-16, 2008/ San Diego CA USA International Plant & Animal Genome XVI (>1000)
Talk Howe GT CTGN Field Activities December 10, 2007/ Vancouver WA USA Northwest Tree Improvement Cooperative Annual Meeting/Members (15)
Talk Harry DE Understanding biotechnology: Genomics and DNA markers December 10, 2007/ Salem OR USA 67th Ann. Meeting Oregon Seed Growers League/ Growers, processors, distributors, breeders (~120)
Talk Huber D The CTGN Project December 1, 2007/ Gainesville FL USA Annual Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program Meeting
Talk Howe GT Introducing the Conifer Translational Genomics Network October 22, 2007/ Aurora OR USA Northwest Tree Improvement Cooperative Annual Meeting/Members (46)
Talk Harry DE Introducing the Conifer Translational Genomics Network: Goals and extension opportunities October 17, 2007/ Silver Falls Park OR USA Bi-Annual Planning Meeting, Oregon Forestry Extension/Extension foresters and administrative staff (21)
Poster Howe GT and Harry DE/Neale DB et al. Conifer Translational Genomics Network September 29, 2007/ Seaside OR USA Annual Retreat, Center for Genomic Research & Biocomputing, OSU/OSU scientists and associates (~50)