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National Association of Plant Breeders and Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee Annual Meeting

NAPB and PBCC annual meeting “Identifying and utilizing genetic diversity” 27-30 July 2015, WSU Pullman, WA

Early Registration and Abstract Submission by June 1.  Student Travel Awards will be available based on Abstract and Poster Competition.

https://www.plantbreeding.org/annual-meeting-2015

 

Reminder: NAPB Webinar Series Starts on Wednesday April 1, 2015

2015 NAPB Webinar Series

2015 NAPB Webinar Series

The National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) in partnership with the Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee and the Plant Breeding and Genomics Community of Practice presents a new webinar series in April and May, 2015. The webinars in this series take place at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). Participants will be able to type in questions for the presenters. Advance registration is required. Register now at the links below.

Reminder: Webinar Tomorrow on Pepper Breeding

If you haven't yet registered, there is still time to sign up for tomorrow's webinar, the latest in the NAPB webinar series. We would love for you to join us! The webinar is free but registration is required.

Start day/time: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time (-05:00 GMT)

Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/778576041

Title: Peppers are the Most Important Part of Salsa

Reminder: Webinar Tomorrow on Dry Bean Breeding

If you haven't yet registered, there is still time to sign up for tomorrow's webinar, the latest in the NAPB webinar series. We would love for you to join us! The webinar is free but registration is required.

Start day/time: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time (-05:00 GMT)

Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/942418833

Title: Dry Bean Breeding isn't a Dry Topic

2014 Plant Breeding Symposium: Global Food Security

Sponsored by DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred and held at University of California Davis, the 2014 Plant Breeding Symposium is on Friday, April 11. 

The event is also available as a live broadcast.

Please check the symposium website for more information about the line up of speakers and connecting to the webinar

Upcoming Webinar - Identifying Soil Borne Diseases with Morphological and Molecular Techniques

Join us for a free webinar about morphological and molecular techniques for identifying soil born fungal and oomycete pathogens in dry bean production systems.

When: February 6, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern Time (-05:00 GMT)
Presenter: Martin Chlivers, Michigan State University

Register now and learn more at http://www.extension.org/pages/68745.

Four Plant Genomic Conferences in Vienna this February

We are pleased to inform you that in February 2014, four conferences will be organized in Vienna by Vienna International Science Conferences & Events Association (VISCEA).

Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance: Short Course June 2-13, 2014

Colorado State University will offer a three-credit, graduate-level, field-oriented course in Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance, June 2-13, 2014. The course will be held in and around Fort Collins, Colorado, USA and is targeted to graduate students in the plant sciences, as well as to professionals in the public and private sectors interested in increasing their knowledge in this area.

Breeding with Genomics Course at UC Davis February 11, 2014

The Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis is having their Breeding with Genomics Course on February 11 - 13, 2014.

PBG's own David Francis and our former content coordinator Shawn Yarnes are part of this event. 

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