Proceedings/Abstracts

Plant Biology - Honolulu, Hawaii (June 2017)
  1. Yinping Jiao, Young Koung Lee, Nicholas Gladman, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, John Burke, Zhanguo Xin, and Doreen Ware. A TCP Transcriptional Factor Regulating Pedicellate Spikelet Fertility in Sorghum. (Poster presentation)
  2. Ratan Chopra, Kevin Dorn, Evan Johnson, Erin Daniels, Donald Wyse, M David Marks. Mutation-Based Breeding Approaches to Domesticate Pennycress into a New Oilseed Crop. (Poster presentation)
Asian Crop Science Association Conference (9th ACSAC) - Jeju, Korea (June 2017)
  1. Young Koung Lee,Yinping Jiao, Nicholas Gladman, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, John Burke, Zhanguo Xin, and Doreen Ware. Sorghum TCP transcription factor MULTISEED1 affects grain yield regulating at pedicellate spikelet fertility. (Oral presentation)
Plant and Animal Genome - San Diego, California (January 2017)
  1. Yinping Jiao, Nicholas P. Gladman, Doreen Ware, Zhanguo Xin, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow and John Burke. A Sorghum Mutant Resource As an Efficient Platform for Gene Discovery in Grasses. (Oral presentation)
  2. Roshan Kulkarni, Ratan Chopra, Jennifer Chagoya,  Steven Hoffman, Phlip Bocock, Petar Grozdanov, Charles E. Simpson,  Mike Baring, Naveen Puppala, Andrew Hillhouse, and Mark D. Burow. (Poster presentation)
  3. Young Koung Lee, Yinping JiaoNicholas P. Gladman, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, John Burke, Zhanguo Xin and Doreen Ware. Mutations in the TCP Transcription Factor MSD1 Modify Flower and Panicle Development in Sorghum. (Poster presentation)
  4. Yinping Jiao, John Burke, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Junping Chen, Bo Wang, Chad Hayes, Yves Emendack, Doreen Ware and Zhanguo Xin. Genomic Landscape of Induced Mutations in Sorghum. (Oral presentation)
  5. Theophilus Kwabla Tengey, Ratan Chopra, Charles E. Simpson, Andrew Hillhouse, Venugopal Mendu, and Mark D. Burow.  Identification and Evaluation of Transcriptome Derived A- and B-Genome Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Markers in Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). (Poster presentation)
    ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meetings - Phoenix, AZ (November 2016) 
      1. Ratan Chopra, Gloria B. Burow, Jacob Sanchez, Halee Hughes, Yves Yatou Emendack and John J. Burke. Cold Tolerance in Juvenile Sorghum Is Associated with Root Traits and Is Influenced By Accumulation of Soluble Sugars. (Oral presentation)
      2. Gurleen Kaur, Nancy Layland, Ratan Chopra, Jennifer Chagoya, Mark D. Burow, Paxton Payton, Abishek Rathore and Naveen Puppala. High Oleic Acid Trait in Valencia Peanut Mapping Population: Validation with SNP Markers By Kasp Assay. (Poster presentation)
      Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America - Manhattan, Kansas (September 2016)
        1. Yinping Jiao, John Burke, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Junping Chen, Bo Wang, Chad Hayes, Yves Emendack, Doreen Ware, and Zhanguo Xin. A sorghum mutant resource as an efficient platform for gene discovery in grasses. (Oral presentation)
        2. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Halee Hughes, John Burke, Zhanguo Xin, Yves Emendack, and Chad Hayes. Marker-assisted backcross approach for important agronomic traits of Sorghum. (Poster presentation)
        Botany 2016 - Savannah, Georgia (July 2016)
        1. Ashley Egan, Mohammad Vatanparast, Prateek Shetty, Ratan Chopra, Jeff Doyle, N Sathyanarayana. Transcriptome sequencing and marker development in winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus; Leguminosae). (Oral presentation)
        American Peanut Research and Education Society - Clearwater Beach, Florida (July 2016)
        1. Roshan Kulkarni, Ratan Chopra, Jennifer Chagoya, Mark D. Burow. Use of genotype-by-targeted resequencing approach in peanut. (Oral presentation)
        2. Theophlius Tengey, Ratan Chopra, Charles E. Simpson, Venugopal Mendu, Mark D. Burow. Using sub-genome specific transcriptome derived SNP markers to develop a genetic linkage map for a BC1 Mapping population in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). (Oral presentation)
        3. Jennifer Chagoya, Michael G. Selvaraj, Jamie L. Ayers, Roshan Kulkarni, Vikas Belamkar, Ratan Chopra, Michael Baring, James Mahan, Paxton Payton, Corley Holbrook, Mark D Burow. Use of genomics for breeding drought-tolerant peanut. (Oral presentation)
        4. Joan M. Cason, Charles E. Simpson, Mark D. Burow, Ratan Chopra, D. C. WONDRACEK-LUDKE, Andrew Hillhouse. Identification of QTL for pollen stainability of F2 lines developed from interspecific cross of Arachis duranensis x Arachis cardenasii. (Poster presentation)
          Plant and Animal Genome - San Diego, California (January 2016)
          1. Yinping JiaoJohn Burke, Ratan ChopraGloria Burow, Junping Chen, Bo Wang, Chad Hayes, Yves Emendack, Doreen Ware, and Zhanguo Xin. Genome-wide Annotation of Mutations in a Phenotyped Mutant Library Provides an Efficient Platform for Discovery of Causal Gene Mutations. (Oral and poster presentation)
          2. Ratan Chopra, Mark D. Burow, Gloria Burow, Charles Simpson, Jennifer Chagoya, John Burke, and Zhanguo Xin. Integrated and Translational Genomics for Analysis of Complex Traits in Crops. (Oral and poster presentation)
          3. Mark D. Burow, Michael Selvaraj Gomez, Jennifer Chagoya, Vikas Belamkar, Ratan Chopra, Philippe Sankara, M’Bi Bertin Zagré, Paxton Payton. Phenotypic Screening and Association Mapping of a Peanut Germplasm Collection for Tolerance to Water Deficit Stress. (Poster presentation)
          ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meetings - Minneapolis, MN (November 2015)
          1. Mark Burow, Michael Gomez Selvaraj, Vikas Belamkar, Jennifer Chagoya, Naveen Puppala, Philippe Sankara, B. Zagre Bertin, Paxton Payton, Jamie Ayers, Gloria Burow, and Ratan Chopra. Association Mapping of the U.S. Peanut Minicore Collection for Tolerance to Water Deficit Stress. (Poster presentation)
          2. Zhanguo Xin, Yinping Jiao, Gloria Burow, John Burke, Junping Chen, Ratan Chopra, and Doreen Ware. Sequenced Sorghum Mutant Library As a Genomic Resource for Rapid Discovery of Causal SNPs for Agronomic Traits. (Oral Presentation)
          Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America - Manhattan, Kansas (September 2015)
          1. Gloria Burow, Ratan Chopra, Junping Chen, Chad Hayes, Yves Emendack, Zhanguo Xin, and John Burke. Translational genomics for abiotic stress in sorghum: Transcriptional profiling and validation of SNP markers between germplasm with differential cold tolerance. (Poster presentation)
          2. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Scott Sattler, Zhanguo Xin, Chad Hayes, John Burke, Veronica Acosta-Martinez, and Yves Emendack. Translational genomics and marker assisted selection in sorghum: case study using brown midrib (bmr) trait. (Poster presentation)
          3. Junping Chen, Chad Hayes, Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Sandeep Marla, Geoffrey Morris, Zhanguo Xin, and John BurkeCharacterization of genetic diversity for high temperature tolerance in sorghum. (Poster presentation)
          4. Yves Emendack, John Burke, Zhanguo Xin, Gloria Burow, Chad Hayes, and Ratan ChopraDhurrin content relates to sorghum [sorghum bicolor (l.) Moench] seedling growth in marginal soils. (Poster presentation)
          American Peanut Research and Education Society - Charleston, South Carolina (July 2015)
          1. Michael Gomez Selvaraj, Jennifer Chagoya, Jamie Ayers, Vikas Belamkar, Ratan Chopra, Kameswara R. Kottapalli, Philippe Sankara, B. Zagre Bertin, Paxton Payton, Gloria Burow, Naveen Puppala, and Mark Burow. Screening of the U.S. Peanut Minicore for Tolerance to Drought and Heat Stress. (Oral presentation)
          2. Jennifer Chagoya, Ratan Chopra, Vikas Belamkar, and Mark D. Burow. Transpiration Efficiency and Association Mapping in the U.S. Peanut Minicore Collection. (Poster presentation) 
          Plant and Animal Genome - San Diego, California (January 2015)
          1. Ratan Chopra, Mark Burow, and Gloria Burow. Comparing Genome-Guided Assembly and Phased Variants Based Assembly Approach to Separate the Homoeolog Transcripts in Tetraploid Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). (Poster presentation)
            Advances in Arachis through Genomics & Biotechnology - Savannah, Georgia (November 2014)
            1. Mark D. Burow, Ratan Chopra, Jennifer Chagoya, Charles E. Simpson, David Bertioli, Soraya Leal-Bertioli, C. Corley Holbrook, H. Thomas Stalker, Baozhu Guo and R. Varshney. Considerations for Marker-assisted selection in peanut. (Oral presentation)
            2. Ratan Chopra, Charles E. Simpson, Andrew Hillhouse, Paxton Payton, Jyotsna Sharma and Mark D. Burow. Transcript-based SNP map and QTL analysis of plant architecture and seed traits of F2 lines developed from an interspecific cross of Arachis duranensis x Arachis cardenasii. (Poster presentation)
            American Peanut Research and Education Society - San Antonio, Texas (July 2014)
            1. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Charles Simpson, Mark D. Burow. Validation of Illumina Generated Inter-specific SNPs in Peanut. (Oral presentation) 
            2. Jeffery Wilson, Ratan ChopraMichael Baring, Michael Selvaraj Gomez, Charles E. Simpson, Jennifer Chagoya, Mark Burow. Genetic Mapping and QTL Analysis for Oil Concentration in Peanut. (Oral presentation)
            3. Mark Burow, Ratan Chopra, Jennifer Chagoya, Bruna S. Vidigal, Soraya Leal-Bertioli, Márcio C Moretzsohn, Patrícia M Guimarães, David Bertioli. Identification of Additional FAD2 genes plus DGAT genes in Peanut, and Mapping of QTLs for Fatty Acid Composition in Peanut. (Oral presentation)
            4. Jennifer Chagoya, Ratan Chopra, Michael Baring, Mark Burow. Screening for Drought Tolerance, Nematode Resistance, and the High Oleic Trait by Marker-Assisted Breeding. (Oral presentation)
            Plant and Animal Genome - San Diego, California (January 2014)
            1. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Charles E. Simpson, Thea Wilkins, and Mark D. Burow. Identification of SNP Variants Among Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Cultivars, and Germplasm Accessions, and Wild Species By Illumina Sequencing. (Poster presentation)
            ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meetings - Tampa, FL (November 2013) 
              1. Ratan ChopraGloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Charles E. Simpson, Thea Wilkins, and Mark D. Burow. Use of De Novo Assembly on Illumina Transcriptome Sequencing Of Arachis Hypogaea to Distinguish Gene Isoforms. (Oral presentation)
                  American Peanut Research and Education Society - Young Harris, Georgia (July 2013)
                  1. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Charles E. Simpson, Thea Wilkins, and Mark D. Burow. Massively Parallel Transcriptome Sequencing of Eighteen Cultivated and Wild Peanuts for SNP Discovery. (Poster presentation)
                  Advances in Arachis through Genomics & Biotechnology - Zhengzhou, China (June 2013)
                  1. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Charles E. Simpson, Zhanguo Xin, Thea Wilkins, and Mark D. Burow. Transcriptome analysis in an array of cultivated and wild peanut accessions using Illumina sequencing. (Oral presentation)
                  2. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Charles E. Simpson, Thea Wilkins and Mark D. Burow. Assessment of De Novo assemblers in cultivated tetraploid and wild diploid peanut species. (Oral presentation)
                  Plant and Animal Genome - San Diego, California (January 2012)
                  1. Ratan Chopra, Gloria Burow, Andrew Farmer, Joann Mudge, Ingrid Lindquist, Gregory D. May, Micheal Selvaraj Gomez, Zhanguo Xin, Charles Simpson, Naveen Puppala, Kelly D Chamberlin, Thea Wilkins, and Mark D. Burow. Genome-wide Assessment of SNPs in Peanut Using Illumina (Solexa) Sequencing. (Poster presentation)
                      American Peanut Research and Education Society - San Antonio, Texas (July 2011)
                      1. Ratan Chopra, Shwetha Swaroop, Gloria Burow, Zhanguo Xin, Michael Selvaraj Gomez, Andrew Farmer, Greg May, Charles E. Simpson, Naveen Puppala, Kelly Chamberlin, Thea Wilkins, and Mark D. Burow. Next Generation Transcriptome Sequencing of the High Oleic Peanut Cultivar OLin and Identification of SNPs Between Cultivars. (Poster presentation)
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