UC Davis Plant Breeding Symposium

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the student-organized UC Davis Plant Breeding Symposium, an annual event which brings together researchers in academia, industry, and the non-profit sector to discuss the latest advances in the field of plant breeding. This year’s theme is “Breeding for Stress Resilience” and we have invited speakers from around the world to present on this highly relevant and important topic.


5th Annual UC Davis Plant Breeding Symposium:

Breeding for Stress Resilience

April 18th, 2016

UC Davis Conference Center



Jill Farrant (University of Cape Town)

Luis Herrera-Estrella (IPN – Mexico)

Jean-Luc Jannink (USDA-ARS)

Julia Bailey-Serres (UC Riverside)

Luca Comai (UC Davis)


+Catered Lunch

+Panel Discussion

+Poster Session


Register for free today at plantbreeding2016.ucdavis.edu.


Call for abstracts: Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to submit poster abstracts on their plant science related research. Two outstanding graduate student abstracts will be selected for a 15-minute oral presentation. Please submit your abstracts by March 15 here: http://plantbreeding2016.ucdavis.edu/abstracts/


The Symposium is made possible through sponsorship from DuPont Pioneer, the UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences, the Plant Breeding Center, and the Graduate Student Association.

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