US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Executive Committee


  • Serve as a communication and coordination focal point for the US Rosaceae genomics, genetics and breeding community.
  • Define research priorities based on input from the industry and research community.
  • Facilitate scientific interaction and foster dynamic research teams.
  • Promote research priorities.
  • Coordinate educational efforts from the research community to the industry and the public.
  • Serve as an official steering committee for the Genome Database for Rosaceae

Official Documents & Images


Subcommittee Meetings

Rosaceae Gene Name Standardization Subcommittee

Members: Carole Bassett, Douglas G. Bielenberg, Chris Dardick, Sook Jung, Dorrie Main, Lee Meisel, Robert J. Schaffer, Janet Slovin, Michela Troggio


Membership 2018

Seven new members elected to the 2018 RosEXEC Committee

New US members: Nahla Bassil, Chris Dardick, Johnathon Fresnedo Ramirez, Phil Stewart and Lise Mahoney

New International members: Craig Hardiner, Felicidad Fernandez

All incoming US members will serve a three-year term from January 2018 to January 2021.
Both incoming international members will serve a two-year term from January 2018 to January 2020.

Thanks to 2017 departing members Cameron Peace, Jill Bushakra, Chunxian Chen, Amy Iezzoni, Kenong Xu, Eric van de Weg, David Changne, and Francois Laurens  for their excellent service.