Friday and Saturday, September 15-16, 2006


12:00 pm Registration & Poster setup
1:15 Jim Carrington, Director, CGRB
Introduction, CGRB update
1:35 Dee Denver, Assistant Professor, Zoology "Forces Shaping Genome Evolution"
2:00 Todd Mockler, Assistant Professor, Botany and Plant Pathology "Regulation of Diurnal Plant Gene Expression"
2:25  Barbara Robbertse, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Botany and Plant Pathology "A Phylogenomic Analysis of the Ascomycota"

Roundtable Discussion - Computational Biology and CGBI Initiative Scott Givan, Lead Presenter

4:15 Joe Ecker - Keynote Address, The Salk Institute "Discovery of Functional Elements in Arabidopsis Genome and Epigenome"
5:15 Poster Session and Sponsors' Displays
7:00 Dinner
8:00-12:00 Entertainment
 7:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 Dan Rockey, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences "Genomics and Genetics of Chlamydia"
9:25 Ian Paulsen - Keynote Address, TIGR "The Ins and Outs of Membrane Transport: A Genomic View"
10:35 Announcement of Awards

Sarah Sowell, Ph.D. Student, MCB Graduate Program 

"Can Proteomics Reveal the Metabolic States of Marine Micro-organisms in Situ (in the Ocean)?"

11:05 Steve Strauss, Professor, Forest Sciencs "Gibberellic Acid Genes for Physiological Sculpture of Trees"
11:30 Lunch
  Post Retreat
1:10 pm

2nd Annual CGRB Golf Tournament

Eagle Crest Challenge Course