Annual Retreat

Bodega Bay beach

Plant Breeding Annual Retreat


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The Plant Breeding Annual Retreat will be held on December 16-17, 2019 at the UC Davis Bodega Bay Marine Lab.

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Registration for the 2019 Plant Breeding Annual Retreat is now open. This event is open to the UC-wide plant breeding community, in addition to faculty, researchers, post docs, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students working in plant breeding in academic institutions across the state of California, as well as USDA-ARS scientists.

Please use the registration link to register and reserve lodging at the UC Davis Bodega Bay Marine Lab. Please note, we cannot guarantee single-occupancy lodging for this event.

2019 Plant Breeding Annual Retreat
Theme: Revolutionary Breeding

Keynote Speaker: Richard MIchelmore
December 16-17, 2019
UC Davis Bodega Bay Marine Lab

Parking and facilities info.


Know Before You Go

Getting There:

  • All retreat events will take place at the UC Davis Bodega Bay Marine Lab. Address: 2099 Westshore Rd, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. Link to Google Map.
  • Housing will be available on-site for a small fee. Overnight housing is optional and can be reserved and paid for through the registration survey.

Please use the Google Doc to coordinate carpooling. If you are able to drive others to the event please consider filling out the form to offer your vehicle as a carpool. If you are in need of a carpool to get to the event, fill out the form to connect with others who are able to drive. Find the Google Doc here:

Retreat Evaluation Form:
After the retreat, an evaluation form will be available here.


Past Events:

The Plant Breeding Center hosts an annual retreat once a year in December. For the 2018 Annual Retreat we convened in Monterey, CA from Monday December 17 - Tuesday December 18th.

View the 2018 Retreat Agenda Here.