Congratulations to our 2018 Student Presenters and Winners

This year at PAG Asia, we held our second annual Student Workshop Program & Competition. All student attendees were invited to submit poster abstracts for review by the Student Workshop Program Committee.

The following abstracts were chosen for or oral presentations at the conference.

Authors received complimentary registration, and a certificate acknowledging their presentation.


Subhankar Bera
Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
"Long-Distance Movement of Naturally Occurring Small RNAs in a Host-Parasite Plant Complex"

Chul Lee
IPBI, Seoul National University, South Korea
"Convergent Amino Acid Substitutions of Avian Vocal Learning Clades - Not How Many Genes, but Who"

JongWon Kang
Chungbuk National University, South Korea
"Heterotic Grouping and F1 Hybrid Selection Based on Molecular Marker Heterozygosity in Waxy Corn Inbred Lines"

Kun Han
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
"Genome-Wide Analysis of Histone Modifications in Porcine Placentas"

Julianne A. Vilela
University of the Philippines, Philippines
"Draft de novo Genome Assembly of the Philippine Endemic Abaca (Musa textilis Nee.)"

John Bwalya
Seoul National University, South Korea
"Identification of QTLs for drought resistance from the mapping population segregating for UV-B in soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.)"

Congratulations and thank you to all who participated.