DNA Barcoding of Pacific Invasive and Pest Species
Pacific Science Congress, Kuala Lumpur
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Organized by the Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL)

  11:30: Structure and goals of symposium/workshop and overview of DNA barcoding. David Schindel, Smithsonian Institution
  12:00: Trends in alien species information on the internet. Okamoto, T., and Goka, K.
  12:30: QBOL: Development of a new diagnostic tool using DNA barcoding to identify quarantine organisms in support of plant health. P.J.M. Bonants
  13:00: Lunch break
  14:00: Think locally, act globally: Progress and prospects for biosecurity barcoding in Australia. Mitchell, A., and Gopurenko, D.
  14:30: DNA barcoding of ornamental fishes of northeast India. Maloyjo Joyraj Bhattacharjee, Bijoya Khomdram and Sankar Kumar Ghosh
  15:00: DNA barcoding in Malaysian freshwater fishes. Puviarasi Meganathan, Sheh May Tam, Poh Chiang Chew, Zulkafli Abd. Rashid, and Beng Kah Song
  15:30: Afternoon Coffee/Tea break
  16:00: DNA barcoding of the jellyfish: Management of a marine global pest. Elham Maghsoudlou, Khairun Yahya, Anita Talib, Sim YK, and Siti Azizah, M.N.
  Highlight presentation of poster displays:
  16:30: The identification of invasive species based on DNA barcodes. Gao T., Yao H., Liu C., Song, J.Y., and Chen S.L.
  16:40: Evaluation of partial matK sequences in medicinal Rauvolfioideae (Apocynaceae) species as a DNA passport from northeast India. Mahadani P. and Ghosh S.K.
  16:50: RAPD MARKER CONVERSION INTO AN SCAR MARKER FOR RAPID IDENTIFICATION OF JOHNSONGRASS (SORGHUM HALEPENSE (L.) PERS.). Wei S. S., Yin L. P., and Chen Q.
  17:00: Discussion: What are the priorities for barcoding invasive and pest species in the Pacific?
  • For barcoding projects?
  • For inspection, monitoring and detection programs?
  • For regional centers and networks?
  18:00: Session ends

Poster Presentations:

  • THE IDENTIFICATION OF INVASIVE SPECIES BASED ON DNA BARCODES. Gao T., Yao H., Liu C., Song, J.Y., and Chen S.L.
  • PHYLOGENETIC STUDY AND BARCODING OF THE BLOOD COCKLE, TEGILLARCA GRANOSA, FOUND ON THE WEST COAST OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA BASED ON THE COI GENE. Chee S. Y., Devakie M. N., and Siti Azizah M. N.
  • MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION AND PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIP OF ENDANGERED SOFTSHELL TURTLES OF NORTHEAST INDIA. Kulendra Chandra Das, Shantanu Kundu and Sankar Kumar Ghosh
  • MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS AND PHYLOGENY OF THE DRAGONFLY AND DAMSELFLY ( ORDER : ODONATA) AS INFERRED BY NADH DEHYDROGENASE 1 (ND1). Noorhidayah-Mamat, Siew Hwa Tan, Teh Ser Huy, Norma-Rashid and Zulqarnain Mohamed.
  • A POTENTIAL BARCODE FOR LAND PLANTS: THE CASE OF GYMNOSPERMS. Pang Xiaohui, Luo Hongmei, Sun Chao, Wang Ning, Steinmetz Andre, and Chen Shilin
  • DEVELOPMENT OF DNA BARCODE OF MANIPURI PONY (EQUUS CABALLUS) USING UNIVERSAL BIRD FORWARD AND FISH REVERSE PRIMER AS CROSS SPECIES PRIMER. Kshetrimayum M, Ghosh S.K.