news & research-highlights

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!

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.

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.

SorghumBase Training Workshop for Early Career Scientists Held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Early career scientists convened at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for a training workshop, where they explored SorghumBase’s tools and contributed valuable feedback for future enhancements.

CSHL Tutorials in Genomics & Bioinformatics: RNA-Seq Analysis Course, Apr 28-30

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is hosting a course, “Tutorials in Genomics & Bioinformatics: RNA-Seq Analysis,” an intensive two-day introductory course to genomics and  bioinformatics, from April 28-30, 2024.

CASA-Bio Seeking Researcher Input on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation in Virtual Town Halls

Casa-Bio is seeking input from researchers interested in climate change, food and agriculture, supply chain resilience, human health, or any number of cross-cutting advances like data science; artificial intelligence; workforce development; biomanufacturing scale-up; or multiple areas of social, behavioral, and economic sciences; and security. 

CSI Seminar Fadi Aramouni, February 13 at 11 AM CT

The Center for Sorghum Improvement (CSI) is hosting a virtual seminar given by Fadi Aramouni, Research Leader for the Grain Quality Structure Research Unit with the USDA-ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research in Manhattan, KS.

AG2PI Virtual Field Day: “UAS Community & Plant Stress Ontologies – AG2PI “Coconut” Grant Outcomes” on Feb. 21, 2024

The Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) is hosting a virtual field day entitled “UAS Community & Plant Stress Ontologies – AG2PI “Coconut” Grant Outcomes” on Februay 21 from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM CT.