GCP to take part in Plant & Animal Genome (PAG) XIX Conference

Tuesday, 11 January 2011 18:00




From 15–19 January 2011, San Diego, California, USA, will once more become the venue of the Plant & Animal Genome Conference, at which GCP will participate.


The GCP workshop will be on 17 January, where GCP Director, Jean-Marcel Ribaut, and Theme 1 Leader, Rajeev Varshney (who is organising the workshop), together with several GCP Principal Investigators, will present highlights of the Generation Challenge Programme to workshop attendees. The programme will include presentations on the Integrated Breeding Platform (IBP), genomics in relation to legumes, comparative genomics, drought-adapted sorghum, marker-assisted breeding in chickpea, introgression techniques with peanut using molecular markers, and statistical and simulation tools (see agenda).

See also PAG’s draft programme and workshop abstracts.