EUCARPIA - European Association for Research on Plant Breeding
Grand Hotel Adriatic - Opatija, Croatia
Genetic resources in maize and sorghum - B73 and Mo17 sequence data, high-resolution mapping populations - Internet genomic databases and post genome and phenotypic publicly accessible data - Breeding for specific traits (complex traits, breeding for quality, resistance...
International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
Participants must have a basic working knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology, a basic familiarity with computer uses and a need for DNA or protein sequence analysis for their ongoing research. Apply by 27 January 2011.
Goals: Enhance the seed industry sector in Africa, increase the inter-intra collaboration in both field of seed industry and agricultural biotechnology, propose Centers of Excellence in the field of plant breeding and biotechnology in Africa
Focus on tropical environments; ecology of virus emergence; virus influence on host fitness in nature: negative, neutral, or positive; landscape influences on virus ecology; modeling plant-virus-vector interactions and their ecological consequences
Les Diablerets Conference Center - Les Diablerets, Switzerland
Will cover basic plant research related to photosynthesis, including the regulation, partitioning, and engineering of carbon assimilation. Approaches that range from post-genomic technologies and systems biology through fundamental biochemistry, physiology and molecular...