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Gramene and SorghumBase Represented at the 2024 Maize Genetics Meeting in Raleigh, NC, Feb 29 to Mar 3

The 66th Annual Maize Genetics Meeting will be held from February 29 – March 3, 2024 in Raleigh, North Carolina; meet with members of the Gramene/ SorghumBase Team!

The 66th Annual Maize Genetics Meeting will be held Feb 29 – Mar 3 in Raleigh, North Carolina

The 66th Annual Maize Genetics Meeting will be held from February 29 – March 3, 2024 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The meeting includes invited talks in genetics and plant biology, oral and poster presentations and networking opportunities. The invited speakers

CSHL Statistical Analysis of Genome Scale Data Course, June 7-21, Applications due March 1

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is hosting the course, “Statistical Analysis of Genome Scale Data,” from June 7-21, 2024. Harmen Bussemaker, from Columbia University, Sean Davis, from the University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine, Hans Tomas Rube, from the University of California Merced, and Min Zhang, from the University of California, Irvine will serve as the course instructors.

Recent Research

Revealing Nature’s Edits: Unmasking Deleterious Variants in Maturity and Dwarf Loci for Precision Control of Sorghum Flowering Time and Plant Height

Variant consequences within 4 Dwarf and 6 Maturity loci among SAP genomes opens the door to breeding sorghum varieties with optimal plant height and flowering time.

Unlocking the genetic secrets of sorghum’s nutritional potential and drought resilience

Key genetic regions associated with nutrition and drought resistance, pave the way for a more fortified and resilient sorghum

Revolutionizing Hybrid Sorghum Breeding with Genomic Prediction and TFMSA for Early-Generation B-Lines

Kent and colleagues developed an effective hybrid sorghum breeding strategy using genomic prediction and TFMSA to produce early-generation sterile B-lines for testcrossing.

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