Plant Genetics and Genomics

Plant Genetics and Genomics

Plant genetics is the study of heredity in plants, specifically the mechanisms of hereditary transmission and the variation of inherited traits. Plant genetics differs from animal genetics in several ways: somatic mutations can contribute to the germ line more easily since flowers emerge at the end of somatic cell-based branches; polyploidy is more common; and plants also have chloroplast DNA.

Genome size, gene content, the extent of repetitive sequences, and polyploidy/duplication events are the best ways to define plant genomes. It strives to sequence, characterise, and investigate a full plant genome's genetic compositions, structures, organisations, functions, and interactions/networks. Plants have mitochondrial and chloroplast genomes as well, but their nuclear genome is the largest and most complicated. Plant Genomics is Critical for Food Security, Human Health, and Environmental Sustainability

  • Epigenetics
  • Gene Regulation and Transcriptional Networks
  • Genome Editing
  • Comparative Genomics
Committee Members
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Mohammad Babadoost

Mohammad Babadoost

University Of Illinois, United States
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Carlos Ruiz Garvia

Carlos Ruiz Garvia

UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub (UGIH), Mitigation Division, UNFCCC, Germany
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Vashchenko Viktor Fedorovich

Vashchenko Viktor Fedorovich

Rlets State University, Russian Federation
2023 Speakers Speakers
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Benoit Van Aken

Benoit Van Aken

George Mason University, United States
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Debatosh Das

Debatosh Das

University of Missouri-Columbia, United States
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Ravinder Goyal

Ravinder Goyal

AAFC, Canada
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Fabiola Sanchez Lopez

Fabiola Sanchez Lopez

Tecnologico Nacional de Mexico-ITVER, Mexico

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