This session will cover recent advances in field of Genomic Selection and Genome-Wide Association mapping. Genomic selection is a approach for improving quantitative traits in plant breeding populations that uses whole genome molecular markers capturing small effect whereas Genome-Wide Association mapping exploits historical linkage disequilibrium to link phenotypes to genotypes.
List of Invited Speakers:
Sugarbeet Breeder, KWS - Einbeck, Germany
Principal Scientist, Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics, IASRI, New Delhi, India
Central statistic unit for KWS R&D in Einbeck, Germany
Statistical Geneticist, NIAB, United Kingdom
Research Scholar scientist, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Research scientist, Technical University of Munich, Germany