Publications, Presentations by CPGP Team

Publications and theses:


Publication status of CPGP as of March 31, 2008 Publication status
Cooper , M.E. 2005. TraceScan: A Software Tool to Assist in the Discovery of Base Miscalls and Single Base Mutations in Biological Sequences. M.Sc. thesis. 110 pages. [ pdf ] Published
Syed, A. 2005.Automated Data Acquisition Pipeline for Potato Genome Annotation. Univeristy of New Brunswick M.Sc. thesis. 114 pages. [ pdf ] Published
Siebrasse, N. 2005. Comment on Monsanto Canada Inc. v. Schmeiser, 83(3) Canadian Bar Review 967-992 (2005) Published
Siebrasse, N. 2004. The Innocent Bystander Problem in the Patenting of Higher Life Forms. Forthcoming in McGill Law Journal 49(2). McGill Law Journal 349-392. Published
Siebrasse, N . 2003. A remedial benefit-based approach to the innocent-user problem in the patenting of higher-life forms. Canadian Intellectual Property Review (20:79-134). Published
Flinn, B., Rothwell, C., Griffiths, R., Lägue, M., De Koeyer, D., Sardana, R., Audy, P., Goyer, C., Li, X.-Q., Wang-Pruski, G., and Regan, S.2005 Potato Expressed Sequence Tag Generation and Analyses using Standard and Unique cDNA Libraries. Plant Molecular Biology 59 (3): 407-433. Published – reprint
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Regan, S., Gustafson V., Mallubhotla, S., Chakravarty, B., Bagchi, M., Siahbazi, M., Rothwell, C., Sardana, R., Goyer, C., Audy, P., Li, X.-Q., Wang-Pruski, G., De Koeyer, D., and Flinn, B.2005. Finding the perfect potato: using functional genomics to improve disease resistance and tuber quality traits. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathlogy 28: s247-s255. Published
Siebrasse, N. 2005. Patent Use, Intent and Remedy in Light of Monsanto v. Schmeisser 22(1) Canadian Intellectual Property Review 453-494. In press – to be published very shortly
Siebrasse, N. and Culver, K. The Experimental Use Defence to Patent Infringement: A Comparative Assessment University of Toronto Law Journal. Accepted – not yet published Forthcoming
Sanyal-Bagchi, M., Gustafston, V.,Mallubhotla, S.,Chakravarty, B., Wang-Pruski, G., Flinn, B., and Regan, S. Efficient plant regeneration from stem explants of Solanum tuberosum L cv, ‘Bintje’ submitted to In Vitro Cell Dev. Biol. Submitted
Gustafson, V., Mallubhotla, S., MacDonnell, J., Sanyal-Bagchi, M., Chakravarty, B., Wang-Pruski, G., Rothwell, C., Audy, P., De Koeyer, D., Siahbazi, M., Flinn, B., and Regan, S. 2006. Transformation and Plant Regeneration from Leaf Explants of Solanum tuberosum L. cv. ‘Shepody’ Submitted to Plant Cell Tissue Organ Cult. 85(3): 361-366 Published
Chakravarty, B., Wang-Pruski, G., Flinn, B., Gustafson, V., and Regan S. Genetic transformation in potato: approaches and strategies. Submitted to the American Journal of Potato Research

Presentations and Posters:


Presentation title: Conference Lead presenter(s):
Preliminary Foliar Analysis of an Activation Tagged Potato Mutant [poster] Atlantic Microarray Symposium, Moncton, NB, August 25, 2005 Barry Flinn
Vicki Gustafson
The Canadian Potato Genome Project: Developing Resources to Understand Potato Development. American Society for Horticultural Science, July 18-21, 2005. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Barry Flinn
Farmers’ Privilege and Intellectual Property in Agricultural Biotechnology Innovations (Link) Genome Canada’s GE 3LS Symposium, 2005 (Link) Norman Siebrasse
Policing the Bounds of the Patent (Link) Evolution of the Life Sciences, 2005 (Link) Norman Siebrasse
Keith Culver
One potato, two potato, three potato, four: Application of new genomic tools to improve potato tuber health and quality (Link) Plant and Animal Genomes XII, 2005 Sharon Regan
Canadian Potato Genome Project Rendez-Vous BioSciences N-B, Sackville, NB, Nov. 3-4, 2004 John Argall
Activation Tagging 101 Rendez-Vous BioSciences N-B, Sackville, NB, Nov. 3-4, 2004 Vicki Gustafson
The Canadian Potato Genome Project: EST generation and analysis (Link) Plant & Animal Genomes XII, 2004 Barry Flinn
The Canadian Potato Genome Project: Progress in EST Sequencing and Analysis.(Link) 1 st Solanaceae Genome Workshop, 2004 Barry Flinn
Identification of EST-SSR Markers in Potato and Their Conservation Within the Solanaceae Family (Link) 1 st Solanaceae Genome Workshop, 2004 David De Koeyer
CPGP: Creating Activation Tagged Lines of Cultivated Potato (Link) International Association for Plant Tissue Culture
& Biotechnology – Canadian Section Meeting, 2004
Vicki Gustafson
The Canadian Potato Genome Project (Link) International Association for Plant Tissue Culture
& Biotechnology – Canadian Section Meeting, 2004
Barry Flinn
The Canadian Potato Genome Project 2nd Canadian Plant Genomics Workshop, 2004 Barry Flinn
Generation of Activation-Tagged Mutant Lines of Cultivated Potato [Poster] NorthEast Potato Technology Forum 2004. (LInk) Bipasha Chakravarty
Intellectual Property in National Systems of Innovation

 

5 th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (EurSafe), 2003 (Link) Keith Culver
The CPGP : The Molecular Determination of Tuber Health & Quality in Potato Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada 5 th Annual Genomics Meeting, 2003 David De Koeyer
Adoption and Governance of Biotechnology in Democracies (Link) International Society for History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, 2003 (Link) Keith Culver
Trans-disciplinarity Research into Biotechnology and the ‘Choice of Norms’ (Link) 21 st Congress for International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), 2003 Keith Culver
Current/Planned Efforts in Solanaceae Genomics in Canada International Workshop to Discuss Sequencing of the Tomato Genome: Feasability, Benefits and Strategy. Washington, D.C., USA Barry Flinn
The Canadian Potato Genome Project (CPGP) 1st Canadian Plant Genomics Workshop. Saskatoon, Canada. Barry Flinn
Vicki Gustafson
The Canadian Potato Genome Project (CPGP) 7th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Barcelona, Spain. Barry Flinn
Vicki Gustafson
Genomics and Molecular Technology for Genetic Improvement of Potato Sichuan International Symposium of Potato Development, May 26-27, 2005 Xiu-Qing Li
Analysis of ESTs from Cold-Stored and Reconditioned Potato Tubers (Link) Plant and Animal Genome XIV Conference, January 14-18, 2006, San Diego, California. Xiu-Qing Li
Identification of Differentially Expressed ESTs during Potato Storage and Their Relationship to After-Cooking Darkening (Link) Plant & Animal Genomes XIV, San Diego, CA, January 14-18, 2006. Gefu Wang-Pruski
Curation and annotation of EST data from the Canadian Potato Genome Project. (Link) The First International Biocurator Meeting, Genetics Society of America, Pacific Grove, California, December 8-11, 2005 Rebecca Griffiths
EST-Based Analysis of Cold-Stored and Reconditioned Potato Tubers 90th Annual Meeting of the Potato Association of America and VI International Solanaceae Conference and Solanaceae Genomics Network, July 23-27, 2006, Madison, WI. Xiu-Qing Li

Public outreach:


Date and Venue Presentation
July 13, 2004 and July 11, 2005 – Youth Entrepreneurship Camp, Enterprise Fredericton The Canadian Potato Genome Project (V. Gustafson & J. MacDonnell)
April 29, 2005 – sanofi aventis Biotech Challenge Canadian Potato Genome Project a.k.a. Revenge of the Potato, Part I (V. Gustafson)
February 17, 2005 – 9 th BioScience Networking Session, The Atlantic Technology Centre, Charlottetown, PEI The Present and Future Prospects for the Canadian Potato Genome Project (J. Argall, B. Flinn & V. Gustafson)
January 7, 2005 – NBDAFA, Fredericton, NB The Canadian Potato Genome Project (J. Argall, B. Flinn, K. Culver, D. De Koeyer & V. Gustafson)
January 12, 2005 – Potato Development Centre, Wicklow, NB The Canadian Potato Genome Project (J. Argall, B. Flinn, K. Culver, D. De Koeyer & V. Gustafson)
December 6, 2004. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Horticulture Departmental Seminar The Canadian Potato Genome Project (B. Flinn)
April 1, 2004. Mount Allison University – Biology Departmental Seminar The Canadian Potato Genome Project (B. Flinn)
March 31, 2004. University of PEI Public forum on GMOs and the Future of Agriculture on Prince Edward Island (J. Argall)
March 17, 2004. Saint Francis Xavier University –- Biology Departmental Potato after-cooking darkening and its genetic and environmental controls (G. Wang-Pruski)
February 19, 2004. The New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture The Canadian Potato Genome Project – New tools for Canadian researchers. (Progress report presented by J. Argall, B. Flinn, D. De Koeyer, V. Gustafson and K. Culver)
November 20, 2003. Canada/ Netherlands Biotechnology Partnering Event –– Canada Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade The Canadian Potato Genome Project. (B. Flinn)
November 10, 2003 – New Brunswick Community College Centre of Excellence in Agricultural and Biotechnological Sciences Potato Genomics in Fredericton (B. Flinn)
March 24, 2003 – Renaissance College, UNB Genes versus pests: a scientist’s perspective on the role of genetically modified plants in pest management. (V. Gustafson)
March 11, 2003 – UNB Dept. Computer Science Graduate Course Lecture Potato Genomics (B. Flinn)
October 30, 2002 – ‘Genomics: Right Here, Right Now’ session at the Discovery Centre Conference (Halifax) The Canadian Potato Genome Project (B.Flinn)