UPDATED LINK: UC Davis Plant Molecular Breeding Symposium: Modern Tools in Plant Breeding

Graduate students at the University of California, Davis have organized a plant breeding breeding symposium.

Date: Friday April 20th

Details & Registration: http://plantmolbreeding.ucdavis.edu/

Topics & Speakers:

  • "Genomics and Epigenomic Variation Among Maize Inbreds" - Dr. Nathan Springer, University of Minnesota.
  • "Next-Generation Tools for Studying Genomics of Wheat Evolution and Improvement" - Dr. Eduard Akhunov, Kansas State University.
  • "Engineering Rice for Disease Resistance and Submergence Tolerance" - Dr. Pamela Ronald, University of California, Davis.
  • "Comparative Genomics of Plant-Pathogen Specificity" - Dr. Richard Michelmore, University of California, Davis.
  • "Genomic Selection in Plants: Empirical Results and Implications for Plant Breeding" - Dr. Mark Sorrells, Cornell University.
  • "Genetic and Epigenetic Diversity of Maize From a Plant Breeding Perspective" - Dr. Antoni Rafalski, Pioneer Hi-Bred.

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