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 2017

Seven new members elected to the 2017 RosEXEC Committee

New US members: Dario Chavez, Chris Saski, Janet Slovin, Ellen Thompson, Margaret Worthington and Max Cheng

New International members: Lee Meisel and Jun Wu

All incoming US members will serve a three-year term from January 2017 to January 2020.
Both incoming international members will serve a two-year term from January 2017 to January 2019.

Thanks to 2016 departing members Briana Gross, Gina Fernandez, Duke Lane, Gayle Volk, Gregory Reighard, Micahel Dossett and Riccardo Velasco for their excellent service.