Upcoming Events of Interest to the Maize Community

August 3-7, 2019 ASPB Meeting
San Jose, CA, USA

The Annual American Society of Plant Biologists meeting will be held from August 3-7, 2019 in San Jose, CA.

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August 15, 2019 Deadline to apply for the Workshop on Cereal Genomics
Cold Spring Harbor Lab, NY, USA

The Workshop on Cereal Genomics will be held on October 15-21, 2019 and the deadline to apply is August 15, 2019.

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September 3, 2019 Maize Meeting Website is available
Online

The website for the 62nd Annual Maize Genetics Conference will be released with preliminary conference information. Conference registration and abstract submission will open at a later date.

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October 15-21, 2019 Workshop on Cereal Genomics
Cold Spring Harbor Lab, NY, USA

This one-week workshop in Cereal Genomics will enable participants to take advantage of emerging genetic tools and the completed cereal genome sequences of most of the major cereal crops. The workshop will feature morning and evening lectures with afternoon lab exercises, including hands-on lab work and computer sessions in comparative anatomy, GWAS, Next Gen expression analysis, whole genome sequencing assembly, emerging model systems, genome editing and phenomics. The faculty (instructors and invited lecturers) are active researchers in cereal genetics and genomics who have made significant contributions to the field, ensuring that the latest techniques and ideas will be presented. The course will be structured to provide time for informal discussions and exchange with instructors. Students from academic institutions are eligible to apply for partial scholarships.

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January 11-15, 2020 PAG XXVIII
San Diego, CA, USA

The Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG) is designed to provide a forum on recent developments and future plans for plant & animal genome projects. Consisting of technical presentations, poster sessions, exhibits and workshops, the conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and applications on this internationally important project.

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March 12-15, 2020 62nd Annual Maize Genetics Conference
Keauhou Bay, Hawai'i, USA

The 62nd Annual Maize Genetics Conference will be held on March 12-15, 2020, at the Sheraton Kona, Keauhou Bay, Hawai'i, USA.

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