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Sorghum Marker Panel Update

Sorghum researchers and breeders are invited to participate in the validation phase of a Sorghum SNP array as a part of the community sorghum marker panel development initiatives that SorghumBase is helping coordinate.

Statistical Analysis of Genome Scale Data, CSHL June 30 – July 13

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is holding the  “Statistical Analysis of Genome Scale Data” advanced course from June 30 – July 13, 2023. Vincent Carey from Harvard Medical School and Sean Davis from the University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine will instruct the class with the help of invited guest speakers.

Virtual Career Development Workshop on May 22, FREE with MGC membership

The Maize Genetics Cooperation (MGC) is hosting a Virtual Career Development Workshop on May 22 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM EDT.

International Women’s Day – SorghumBase Highlights Early Career Scientists

In celebration of this important day, the SorghumBase team asked for self-identified, female early career scientists to tell us about their work.

SorghumBase at Maize Genomics Conference in St. Louis, MO, March 16-19

Members of the SorghumBase Team will be presenting at the 65th Annual Maize Genetics Conference, which is being held from March 16th to the 19th of 2023 in the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St Louis MO.

Community Sorghum Marker Panel in Development

The SorghumBase team is pleased to share updates on its recent sorghum breeding initiatives in collaboration with researchers and breeders in the community.

Job Opening – Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Oklahoma State University – Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution

The Huang Lab in Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to use both genomic and molecular approaches to participate in an ongoing research study on the genetic characterization of aphid resistant lines and their underlying resistance mechanisms.

Sorghum highlights of the 2023 Plant and Animal Genome Conference #PAG 30

The Plant and Animal Genome (PAG) Conference took place in San Diego, California from January 13-18 of 2023. The conference covered the most recent developments in Plant and Animal Genomics, with a full program consisting of scientific workshops, plenary speakers, industry workshops, digital tools and resources sessions, posters sessions, and exhibits with community resources and industry related products and services.

Save the Date! AG2PI conference: “Mapping the Future of Agricultural Genome to Phenome Research,” June 15-16, Kansas City, MO

The Agricultural Genome to Phenome initiative (AG2PI) is hosting a conference, “Mapping the Future of Agricultural Genome to Phenome Research,” from June 15th to 16th in Kansas City, MO.