EBI Plant Genomes Course: From Data to Discovery Nov 18-22, 2024, Application due by Sept. 1

The European Bioinformatic Institute (EBI) is offering a virtual course titled “Plant genomes: from data to discovery” from November 18-22, 2024.

SorghumBase and Gramene Teams at ASPB in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22-26

Members of the AgBioData Consortium Research Coordination Network (, which include members of the SorghumBase and Gramene Teams, will be holding a workshop titled, “Plant Bioinformatics Resources for FAIR Agricultural Data Discovery and Reuse,” on Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00

Advancing Crop Science: Insights from the CROPS Conference at HudsonAlpha

The CROPS conference took place from June 3rd to 6th at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama. The meeting focused on the application of genomic technology to crop improvement and brought together over 100 leading crop scientists and

CSI Seminar Tesfaye Mengiste, June 11 at 11 AM CT

The Center for Sorghum Improvement (CSI) is hosting a virtual seminar given by Tesfaye Mengiste, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University, on Tuesday, June 11 at 11 AM CT. The title of his talk is “Leveraging Genomics and Molecular Genetics for Gene Discovery and Integrated Improvement of Sorghum.”

Plant Biology 2024 Conference in Honolulu, HI, June 22 – 26

The American Society of Plant Biologists is Celebrating 100 years of advancing plant science and creating an international plant science community at the Plant Biology 2024 conference, which will be taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii from June 22nd to 26th.

2023 International Year of Millets Webinars Available Online

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations declared 2023 the International Year of Millets (IYM 2023) and, along with stakeholders, organized events and outreach activities. Recordings of their fascinating webinar series, as well as other events and

CSI Seminar Luis Herrera-Estrella, May 14 at 11 AM CT

The Center for Sorghum Improvement (CSI) is hosting a virtual seminar given by Luis Herrera-Estrella, President’s Distinguished Professor of Plant Genomics and Director of Institute of Genomics for Crop Abiotic Stress at Texas Tech University, on Tuesday, May 14 at 11:00 AM CT. The title of his talk is “Deciphering Key Regulators Orchestrating Root Penetration in Compacted Soil.”

Empowering Undergraduate Scientists: Crowdsourcing Gene Curation for Precision Biology

Tapping into undergraduate science majors as gene curators presents a promising solution, particularly when integrated into coursework activities.

Successful Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America (SICNA) 2024 Meeting Focused on Sorghum: The Adaptable Crop for Diverse Climates, Landscapes, and Markets

An immensely successful and engaging 2024 SICNA meeting was held at Oklahoma City from April 2-4, 2024, in cooperation with National Sorghum Producers.