Workshop on the Confinement of Genetically Engineered Crops during Field Testing

Workshop on the Confinement of Genetically Engineered Crops during Field Testing

Biotechnology Meetings

 
 

 

Workshop on the Confinement of Genetically Engineered Crops during Field Testing
September 13-15, 2004
 

 
 

Presentations and Abstracts

Background 

  • Introduction to and principles of confinement;
    Susan Koehler, Chief of the Environmental and Ecological Analysis Branch, USDA/APHIS/BRS
    Presentation Abstract
  • Setting of AOSCA standards;
    Allan Simons, President, AOSCA
    Presentation Abstract
  • Modeling tools for gene flow and confinement;
    Franco DiGiovanni, Air Quality Modeller, AriZOne Inc.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Confinement analysis critical control points (CACCP) and quality control/monitoring;
    Stacy Charlton, Manager, Regulatory Affairs, Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
    Presentation
  • Monitoring to verify confinement;
    Jeff Wolt, BIGMAP, Iowa State University.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Bioconfinement - molecular strategies for gene containment;
    Henry Daniell, University of Central Florida.
    Presentation Abstract

Breakout Groups 

  • Wind Pollinated Crops (e.g. Corn)

  • Integrating the biological and physical components of maize pollen dispersal;
    Mark Westgate, Iowa State University.
    Presentation Abstract
  • What we have learned in four years of production;
    Bill Horan, Horan Brothers Farms
    Presentation
  • Practical application of redundant systems for biological confinement;
    Mark Halsey, Consultant, Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center, Program for Biosafety Systems.
    Presentation Abstract

    Self Pollinated Crops (e.g. Rice)

  • Dynamics of pollen dispersal and confinement in U.S. rice;
    David Gealy, USDA/ARS.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Gene containment via process management;
    John Nelsen, Rice Tech.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Opportunities for confinement of rice;
    Donna Mitten, Bayer Crop Science.
    Presentation Abstract

    Insect Pollinated Crops (e.g. Safflower)

  • Confining safflower pollen during regeneration of germplasm seed stocks;
    Richard Johnson, USDA/ARS.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Confinement of transgenes - seed and volunteer crops;
    Linda Hall, University of Alberta.
    Presentation Abstract
  • PMP safflower confinement at SemBioSys;
    Rick Keon, SemBioSys.
    Presentation Abstract

Public Meeting 

  • Pollen-Mediated gene flow in California cotton;
    A.E. Van Deynze, F.J Sundstrom and K.J. Bradford, University of California Seed Biotechnology Center.
    Presentation
  • Assessing pollen flow and outcross in maize;
    Susana Goggi, Iowa State Unversity, Ames, IA.
    Presentation
  • Optimizing pollen confinement in maize grown for regulated products;
    Gene Stevens, University of Missouri-Delta Research Center.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Gene flow from Oryza sativa to wild relatives of rice and weedy rice under tropical conditions;
    Ana M. Espinoza, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica.
    Presentation Abstract
  • Theoretical prediction of insect-mediated gene dispersal;
    James Cresswell, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Presentation
  • Four years of experience growing transgenic crops, public presentation;
    Bill Horan, Horan Brothers Farms
    Presentation

 

 

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