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Sorghum in the 21st Century, June 5-9, Montpellier, France

Registration is open for the 2nd Sorghum in the 21st Century Global Sorghum Conference, hosted by the French research institution CIRAD and an international consortium of sorghum research partners, which will be taking place from June 5th to 9th of 2023 in Montpellier, France. 

Sorghum & Millet Workshop at PAG30, January 15, 2023

The Sorghum & Millet Workshop will take place on Sunday, January 15, 2023 in San Diego, CA during the 2023 Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG 30 ( January 13-18, 2023).

Job opening – Post-doc Plant Biologist/ Geneticist with Strong Coding Skills at the University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia

The Devos Lab at the University of Georgia, Athens is seeking a Post-doctoral researcher with a background in Plant Biology and strong coding skills to conduct cutting-edge genomics research in economically important grasses.

2023 Plant & Animal Genome Conference, January 13-18 in San Diego, California

Over 3,000 genetic scientists and researchers in plant and animal research will gather from January 13-18 in San Diego, California for The Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG30).

Gordon Research Conference, Single-Cell Approaches in Plant Biology – July 30 – Aug. 4 in Ventura, CA

A Gordon Research Conference on Single-Cell Approaches in Plant Biology entitled “Understanding Functions and Behaviors of Individual Plant Cells in Space and Time” will take place from July 30th to August 4th in Ventura, California.

SorghumBase release 5 is out with 10 new CP-NAM sorghum genomes & 38 million new SNPs

The SorghumBase Team is pleased to announce the fifth release of SorghumBase (https://www.sorghumbase.org/) (see release notes #5). This release includes 10 new sorghum genomes from the Carbon-Partitioning Nested Association Mapping (CP-NAM) panel: Chinese Amber [PI 22913], Grassl [PI 154844], Leoti

Highlights from the 2022 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting

SorghumBase was presented at the 2022 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, which convened from November 6th to 9th in Baltimore, Maryland and was attended by a group of around 1800 people .

AG2PI Grant, Proposals due January 6th

The Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI), funded by USDA NIFA, is accepting proposals for their larger, “coconut” grant.

AG2PI Workshop, “Sharing UAS based high throughput plant phenotyping data via public clouds,” November 18th

The Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) is hosting a virtual workshop entitled “Sharing UAS based high throughput plant phenotyping data via public clouds” on November 18th from 1:00 – 3:00 EST.