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The following grants will be awarded during the opening comments before the Monday Morning Plenary Session on January 14, 2019: Michael D. Gale Travel Grant Award, Jerome P. Miksche Travel Grant Award, Earl J. Scherago Travel Grant Award.

All other grants were will be awarded at the Closing Banquet at PAG XXVII.

Scherago International Student Travel Grants Awards

Animal (2)

Adeyinka Abiola Adetula    
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Abstract: Transcriptome Sequencing Reveals Key Potential Long Non-Coding RNAs Related to Duration of Fertility Trait in the Uterovaginal Junction of Egg-Laying Hens

Abdulfatai Tijjani    

University of Nottingham, UK
Abstract: Whole Genome Sequence Analysis of West African Taurine Reveal Their Unique Trypanotolerant Adaptation


Plant (4)

Valentina Klymiuk    
University of Haifa, Israel
Abstract: A Tandem Pseudokinase Protein Family Involved in Plant Immunity Revealed by Exploration of Wheat Reference Genomes

Lan Shuan Shuang    
University of Georgia, USA
Abstract: Nonriciprocal DNA Exchange in Brassica oleracea

Thui Thi Phuong Mai    
University of Queensland, Australia
Abstract: Genetic Characterization of Wild Macademia Germplasm

Liu Shuo    
INRA, France
Abstract: New Insights Into Genome Evolution and Domestication of Apricots


Michael D. Gale Travel Grant Award

Peter Dracatos
The University of Sydney, Australia
Abstract: Rapid Cloning of Rust Resistance Gene Rph1 From Barley Cultivar Sudan


Jerome P. Miksche Travel Grant Award

Gerardo Sanchez    
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropcuaria (INTA), Argentina
Abstract: Novel NGS-Based Genomic Platform Reveals Unexploited Variability of Prunus persica (L. batch) for Future Genetic Breeding of Peach


Earl J. Scherago Travel Grant Award

Jean Florent Paul Keller      
Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Végétales, France
Abstract: Phylogenetic and Phylogenomic Approaches to Decipher the Evolution of the Nitrogen Fixing Root Nodule Symbiosis


Neal A. Jorgenson Genome Travel Awards

Nicole Gross    

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Functional Roles of Paternally-Linked mRNAs in Embryo Development in Bovine


Swine (1)
Lianna Walker    

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Host Genetics Influences Replication of Porcine Circovirus 2b


Swine (2)
Ryan Corbett    

Michigan State University, USA
Abstract: Weaning Induces Rapid DNA Methylation and Transcriptional Changes in Piglet PBMCs Associated with Impaired Stress Response


Anna Dahlgren    

University of California, Davis, USA
Functional Investigation of Putative Variant for Atypical Equine Thrombasthenia in Thoroughbreds


Troy Rowan    
University of Missouri, USA
Local genetic adaptation in United States Bos taurus beef cattle


Gabrielle Becker    
University of Idaho, USA
Abstract: Understanding the Molecular Mechanism for Gastrointestinal Parasite Resistance in Katahdin Sheep


Poultry (1)
Kelly Chanthavixay    

University of California, Davis, USA
Abstract: Predicting Chromatin States to Identify Distinct Active Enhancers within Bursa Tissue of Two Inbred Chicken Lines Under NDV Infection and Heat Stress


Poultry (2)
Lei Liu  
University of Maryland, USA
Abstract: Subfertility of offspring and transgenerational transmission of transcriptome in spleen induced by lipopolysaccharide in hens


Aquaculture Species Group Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Bursaries

Pratima Chapagain    
Middle Tennessee State University, USA
Abstract: Gut Microbiome Analysis of Fast- and Slow-growing Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Valentina Cordova    
University of Chile, Chile
Abstract: Development of a SNP baseline for genetic stock identification in a commercially important species of the South-east Pacific (Genypterus chilensis)

Konstantin Divilov    
Oregon State University, USA
Abstract: Genetics of Pacific Oyster Uniformity in Different Environments

Garrett McKinney    
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, USA
Abstract: Development of a universal sex assay and identification of y-chromosome haplotypes in Chinook salmon

Ivan Pocrnic    
University of Georgia, USA
Abstract: Exploiting the dimensionality of genomic information in channel catfish

Noemie Valenza-Troubat    
The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, New Zealand
Abstract: Genomics of New Zealand trevally: exploring the interactions genetic basis of quantitative traits to inform a newly developed breeding programme

Wenwen Wang      
Auburn University, USA
Abstract:   Identification of QTL associated with Aeromonas disease resistance in catfish through a genome-wide association study

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2019 - PAG-XXVII - January 12-16
2020 - PAG-XXVIII - January 11-15
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