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2003 Congress on In Vitro Biology, Posters

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EDUCATION POSTERS
STUDENT POSTERS
E-2000
The Effect of Trace Metals on Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates
Peter Douglas Clark, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
E-2001
Identification of Drug Resistant Loci in Breast Cancer Cells by RAPD-PCR Fingerprinting
Raymond Mailhot, The Altamont School, Kamleshwar P. Singh, Satya Narayan, and Deodutta
Roy
E-2002
Some Effects of Plant Growth Regulators on Mammalian Cell
Kendra C. Cawley, Portland Community College, R. Aleman, M. Blackledge, C. Campbell, J.
Cohen, B. Lindsey, M. Kondapalli, J. Marsh-Haffner, N. Myint, and K. Taylor
EDUCATOR POSTERS
E-2003
Plant Tissue Culture and Plant Conservation: In Vitro Methods for Introducing Concepts to the
Classroom
Bernadette Lourdes Plair, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden,  V. C. Pence, and S. M.
Charls
E-2004
Investigating the Use of Oil Degradation Microbes in the Secondary Science Classroom
Carol Harrison, Booker T. Washington High School and Tuskegee University
INVERTEBRATE POSTER
SILENT ABSTRACT
I-2005
Ecological Monitoring of the Ai River (Ural, Russia) Under the Influence of Oil Spills
Anton Ilyich Vagapov, Municipal Ecological Lyceum of Chelyabinsk
BIOTECHNOLOGY
P-2010
Positive Correlation Occurs Between Cytosine Methylation and Adventitious Shoot Induction in
Petunia
Prakash P. Kumar, National University of Singapore, A. P. Prakash, A. Kush, and P.
Lakshmanan
P-2011
Plant Transformation Center
Kenneth C. Sink, Michigan State University
P-2012
Aluminum Tolerance in Alfalfa with the Citrate Synthase Gene
Pierluigi Barone, University of Georgia, D. Rosellini, J. H. Bouton, P. L. LaFayette, M. Sledge,
F. Veronesi, and W. A. Parrott
P-2013
A Non-antibiotic Marker for the Selection of Transformed Plants
Peter LaFayette, University of Georgia, P. M. Kane, and W. A. Parrott
P-2014
Co-ordinate Expression of
and
Zeins in Transgenic Tobacco
Jennifer Randall, New Mexico State University, Dennis Sutton, Soumitra Ghroshroy, Suman
Bagga, and John D. Kemp
P-2015
Characterizing the Plastid Ribosomal Region Among 25 Diverse Angiosperms: An Early Step
Towards Universal Plastid Transformation Vectors for Plant Expression
James R. Wright, Madigan Army Medical Center, and P. M. McNutt
P-2016
DNA Methylation and Transgene Silencing in Wheat Transformed with the Wheat Streak
Mosaic Virus Coat Protein Gene
Zhiwu Li, University of Idaho, J. Hanson, R. S. Zemetra, and P. H. Berger
P-2017
RAPD Analysis Concerning Genetic Variability of Phytophtora infestans in Potato
Constantin Botez, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, D. Pamfil, M.
Ardelean, R. Sestra, Elena Tãma, Katalin Kovacs, and J. Ekart
P-2018
Expression of GFP Reporter Gene in Arundo donax Following Microprojectile Bombardment
M. Singh, Fort Valley State University, K. Knowles and S. K. Dhir
P-2070
Establishing Cryopreservation Methods for Conserving European Plant Germplasm
Erica E. Benson, University of Abertay Dundee, B. Panis, J. Geuns, R. Swennen, K. Harding,
D. Bremmer, P. Lynch A. Hargreaves, P. Bonner, S. Dussert, N. Chabrillange, C. Damiano, C.
Forni, S. Beninati, L. Alessandro, P. Bruno, H. M. Schumacher, E. Heine-Dobbernack, H.
Takagi, L. Maggioni, and F. Engelmann
IN VITRO TOOLS
P-2019
Cryopreserved Storage of Hops (Humulus L.) Germplasm
Barbara M. Reed, USDA/ARS, Carolyn Paynter, Jeanine DeNoma, Jeff D’Achino, and Nese
Okut
P-2020
Elimination of Grapevine Virus A (GVA) by Cryopreservation of In Vitro-grown Shoot Tips of
Vitis vinifera L.
Qiaochun Wang, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, M. Mawassi, P. Li, R. Gafny, I. Sela,
and E. Tanne
P-2021
In Vitro Selection of Somaclones Through Phosphate Starvation in Maize (Zea mays L.)
Anshu Miglani, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Alok Shukla, and R. C.
Pant
P-2022
The Use of Clontech Coral Reef Proteins as Tools in Plant Transformation
Allan R. Wenck, Syngenta, Celine Pugieux, Mark Turner, Martha Dunn, Cheryl Stacy, Annalisa
Tiozzo, Erik Dunder, Emiel Van Grinsven, Rafiqul Kahn, Marina Sigareva, Wen Chung Wang,
Janet Reed, Shanaaz Tayab, Paul Drayton, Duncan Oliver, Gaston Legris, Helen Rushton,
Hugh Trafford, Karen Launis, Yin-Fu Chang, Dong-Fang Chen, and Leo Melchers
P-2023
Growth Response of In Vitro Cultured Campanula Plantlets to Trophic Phase, Photosynthetic
Photon Fluxes, and Temperature
Kim Gyeong Hee, Gyeongsang National University, Nam Hee Choi, Mi Young Lim, Young Hoe
Kim, and Byoung Ryong Jeong
P-2024
Monitoring Phytohormone-induced Changes in Cotton Ovule Culture Gene Expression Using
Real-time, Reverse-transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
Barbara A. Triplett, USDA/ARS, and H. J. Kim
TRANSFORMATION
P-2025
Accumulation Profiles of Lipid and Phenolic Antioxidant Compounds During a Growth Cycle of
Suspended Cells of Salvia officinalis L.
Manuel Fernandes-Ferreira, Universidade Do Minho, Paulo S. C. Braga, Paula C. Santos-
Gomes,, Rosa M. Seabra, and Paula B. Andrade
P-2026
Stable Transformation of C. annuum and C. baccatum Explants Inoculated with A. rhizogenes
and A. tumefaciens
Luis L. Valera-Montero, New Mexico State University, and Gregory C. Phillips
P-2027
Herbicide Resistant Celery (Apium graveolens L.) Plants Produced by Agrobacterium-mediated
Transformation Using the Bar Gene
Andrey V. Loskutov, Michigan State University, and K. C. Sink
P-2028
Transgenic Chrysanthemum (Dendranthema grandiflora cv. Subangyuk) with Ls Like Gene
Expresses Branchlessness Habit
Su Young Lee, National Horticultural Research Institute, B. H. Han, H. J. Yoo, H. K. Shin, I. G.
Mok, E. J. Suh, and Y. P. Lim
P-2029
Phloem-specific Expression of the
-glucuronidase Reporter Gene in Transgenic Strawberry
(Fragaria vesca and F. x ananassa)
Qingzhong Liu, USDA/ARS, Y. Zhao, and R. E. Davis
P-2030
Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation and Plant Regeneration from Leaf Segments of Sweet
Cherry Dwarf Rootstock ‘Gisela 6’ (Prunus cerasus X P. canescens)
Qingzhong Liu, USDA/ARS, Y. Zhao, R. W. Hammond, H. Zhao, and R. E. Davis
P-2031
Transformation of Rice with Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes (BAC) DNA
Bao H. Phan, University of Georgia, C. Topp, C. Zhong, U. Akoh, J. Jiang, R. K. Dawe, and W.
A. Parrott
P-2032
Agrobacterium-mediated Genetic Transformation of Pigeon Pea with Hemagglutinin
Nuraminidase (HN) Gene of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus as a Source of Edible Vaccine
Valluri Venkata Satyavathi, Indian Institute of Science, V. Prasad, K. J. M. Valli, K. Abha, M.
S. Shaila, and G. Lakshmi Sita
P-2033
Vaccinium angustifolium Cell Cultures: An Alternative Method of Studying the Anti-cancer
Potential of Wild Blueberries
Tristan F. Burns Kraft, University of Illinois, Chris Knight, Barbara Schmidt, Randy Rogers,
David Seigler, and Mary Ann Lila
P-2034
Differential Accumulation of Flavonoids in Cell Cultures of Vitis vinifera: Implications for
Pharmacological Research
Sinee Pauline Kopsombut, University of Illinois, K. A. Marley, R. A. Larson, and M. A. Lila
P-2035
Transformation of Carnations with Flavonoid Biosynthesis Related Genes
Byung Joon Ahn, Dankook University, K. H. Hwang, B. H. Min, and H. Y. Joung
P-2036
Development of a Robust Tissue Culture System: Ideal for Agrobacterium Mediated
Transformation in Sorghum
Bushra Sadia, University of Toledo, W. Alaiwi, J. MacDougall. K. Meeker, B. Smith, S. Ibeji, G.
Franklin, M. Parani, S. L. Goldman, and R. V. Sairam
P-2037
Biolistic Transformation and Expression of Fertile Soybean Transgenics for Chitinase and
Glucanase
Jung-Hoon Lee, Kansas State University, William Schapaugh, Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan,
and Harold N. Trick
P-2038
Genetic Transformation of Chilli (Capsicum annuum L. var Pusa Jwala and California Wonder)
via Agrobacterium tumefaciens with Coat Protein of Pepper Vine Binding Virus (PVBV)
K. J. Maragatha Vally, Texas A&M University, and G. Lakshmi Sita
P-2039
Using Leaf Disk for Guayule Transformation
Niu Dong, USDA/ARS, and Katrina Cornish
P-2040
Increased Transformation and Rooting Efficiencies in Canola (Brassica napus L.) Using
Agrobacterium Mediated Transformation
Vinitha Cardoza, University of Tennessee, and C. Neal Stewart, Jr.
P-2041
Utilization of Glufosinate Selection and Cysteine in Agrobacterium-mediated Cotyledonary
Node Transformation in Twelve Soybean Cultivars
Margie Margarita Mercado Paz, Iowa State University, Z.-B. Guo, Z.-Y. Zhang, A. K. Banerjee,
and K. Wang
P-2042
Use of a Site Directed Recombination Strategy for Selectable Marker Removal in Glycine max
(Soybean)
Joanne L. Ekena, Monsanto Company, Michael Petersen, and Larry Gilbertson
P-2043
Selection of Transgenic Papaya Seedlings Using Kanamycin and DMSO
Thomas W. Zimmerman, University of the Virgin Islands, and Nina St. Brice
P-2044
High-frequency Transformation of Undeveloped Plastids in Tobacco Suspension Cells
Camri L. Langbecker, Monsanto, Guang-Ning Ye, Peter T. J. Hajdukiewicz, Charles W. Xu,
Charles L. Armstrong, and Jeffrey M. Staub
P-2045
Somatic Embyrogenesis and Transformation in Alfalfa Using Gene Gun
Kaye Knowles, Fort Valley State University, Seema Dhir, and S. K. Dhir
PLANT TISSUE CULTURE AND MICROPROPAGATION
P-2046
Field Performance and Evaluation of Micropropagated FHIA Hybrid Banana Plants in the
Marshall Islands
Dilip Nandwani, College of the Marshall Islands, Arwan Soson, and Diane Myazoe
P-2047
Development of Efficient Plant Regeneration Systems for Agrobacterium-mediated
Transformation of Sour Cherry (Prunus cerasus L.)
Guo-qing Song, Michigan State University, and K. C. Sink
P-2048
Dispersal and Filtration of Embryogenic Callus Increases the Frequency of Embryo Maturation
and Conversion for Hybrid Tea Roses
Kathryn K. Kamo, UDSA, B. Jones, J. Castillon, and F. Smith
P-2049
Effect of Growth Regulators on Callus Induction and Somatic Embryo Formation from Scutella
Cultures of Durum Wheat
Valluri Venkata Satyavathi, North Dakota State University, and Prem P. Jauhar
P-2050
Induction of Somatic Embryogenesis in O’Henry Cultivar of Peach (Prunus persica)
Nirmal Joshee, Fort Valley State University, A. K. Yadav, J. Subramanyan, and F. A.
Hammerschlag
P-2051
Effect of Stage II Duration on Rooting and Survival of Sea Oats (Uniola paniculata L.)
Genotypes
Carmen Valero-Aracama, University of Florida, M. E. Kane, S. B. Wilson, and N. L. Philman
P-2052
Micropropagation of Lavendula angustifolia L. for Production of Essential Oils
Ana M. S. Vicente, Universidade Do Minho, Paulo S. C. Braga, Maria José Vilaça-Silva, Gilda
Ramos, Cecilia Araújo, and Manuel Fernandes-Ferreira
P-2053
Germplasm Preservation of Fruit, Small Fruit, and Grape Cultures in Kazakhstan
Irina Y. Kovalchuk, Kazakh Research Institute of Horticulture and Viticulture, and S.
Kushnarenko
P-2054
In Vitro Regeneration of the Himalayan Medicinal Plant Lilium nepalense (D. Don) via Shoot
Organogenesis
Prakash Raj Malla, Tribhuvan University, and Sajani Malla
P-2055
Rooting in Cultures of Two Endangered Florida Pawpaws, Asimina tetramera and
Deeringothamnus Rugelii
Susan  M. Charls, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, J. R. Clark, and V. C. Pence
P-2056
Regeneration of Aloe arborescence via Somatic Organogenesis from Young Inflorescences
M. Velcheva, Volcani Center, Z. Faltin, A. Vardi, Y. Eshdat, and A. Perl
P-2057
Induction of Somatic Embryogenesis in Ovaries of Vitis vinifera L.: Effect of the Developmental
Stage and Growth Regulators
Hélia Guerra Cardoso, Instituto de Ciência Aplicada e Tecnologia, A. Peixe, and M. S. Pais
P-2058
High Frequency Somatic Embryogenesis from Leaf and Floral Explants of ‘Chancellor’ Grape
Richard Mulwa, University of Illinois, M. A. Norton, and R. M. Skirvin
P-2059
In Vitro Propagation and Phytochemical Production of Kava (Piper methysticum)
Hideka Kobayashi, University of Illinois, M. C. Gawienowski, M. A. Lila, and D. P. Briskin
P-2060
In Vitro Shoot Induction of Pinus maximartinezii
Elizabeth Cardenas, Universidad Atónoma de Nuevo Leõn, M. C. Ojeda, and T. E. Torres
P-2061
Approaches to Increase Embryogenic Culture Initiation and Cell Line Capture in Loblolly Pine
John Joseph Clark, Arborgen, M. R. Becwar, M. K. Chowdhury, N. S. Nehra, M. R. Rutter, M.
J. Cook, J. M Victor, T. J. Stout, A. M. Perry, P. J. Wade, and M. A. Hinchee
P-2062
Plant Regeneration of Arundo donax L. Through Somatic Embryogenesis
M. Singh, Fort Valley State University, D. Moore, K. Knowles, and S. K. Dhir
P-2063
Development of Thin Cell Layer Culture System for Rapid and Direct Regeneration of
Sugarcane and Other Monocot Species
Prakash Lakshmanan, David North Plant Research Centre, R. J. Geijskes, A. R. Elliot, L. F.
Wang, M. G. McKeon, R. S. Swain, Z. Borg, N. Berding, C. P. L. Grof, and G. R. Smith
P-2064
Somatic Embryogenesis from Immature Embryos of Phaseolus aureus
Magfrat Muminova, Institute of G&PEB, M. Nasretdinova, S. Djataev, and A. Abdukarimov
P-2072
Cryopreservation Studies in Carica papaya – Effect of Some Cryoprotectants on Regrowth and
Somatic Embryogenesis in Sunrise Solo Papaya
Sadanand A. Dhekney, University of Florida, R. E. Litz, N. Joshee, and A. K. Yadav
PLANT SILENT ABSTRACTS
P-2066
Somatic Embryogenesis from Callus Cultures of Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) Derived from Leaf
Explants
Luluk Yunaini, Institut Teknologi Bandung, and S. N. Widiyanto
P-2067
Alternative Media for In Vitro Propagation of Fe’i Bananas
Flordeliza Briones Javier, College of Micronesia FSM
P-2068
Saffron Micropropagation by Somatic Embryogenesis in a Temporary Immersion System
Silvia Blázquez Martin, Instituto de Desarrollo Regional, Abel Piqueras, and José Antonio
Fernández
P-2069
Characterization of a Putative Rab-related Small GTP-binding Protein, LeRab6 in Tomato
(Lycopersicon esculentum, Miller)
Hyder Ali S. Khoja, INP/ENSAT, J. Leclercq, A. Latché, J. C. Pech, and M. Bouzayen
P-2071
Cellular Location of Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Enzymatic Response in Hyperhydrated
Carnation Plantlets
Abel Piqueras, CEBAS (CSIC), S. Saher, E. Hellin, and E. Olmos
VERTEBRATE/TOXICOLOGY SILENT ABSTRACTS
VT-2016
A Non-animal Alternative Carcinogenicity Assay Using Fertilized Avian Eggs: The In Ovo
Carcinogenicity Assay (IOCA)
George L. DeGeorge, MB Research Laboratories, D. R. Cerven, M.J. Iatropoulos, G. M.
Williams, C. Perrone, and H. Enzmann
VT-2017
Development of an Alternative Test for Photoirritants: The In Ovo Phototoxicity Assay (IOPA)
George L. DeGeorge, MB Research Laboratories, D. R. Cerven, T. L. Ripper, T. L. Fox, and S.
H. Young
VT-2018
In Vitro Models of Full-thickness Human Skin (EpiDerm-FT) and Airway Epithelium (EpiAirway-
FT) for Toxicology and Drug Development Applications
Patrick J. Hayden, MatTek Corporation, M. Klausner, J. Kubilus, B. Burnham, and G. R.
Jackson