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Plant Breeding Seminar

Spring 2008 Schedule

  • Time
    • Wednesdays 3:50 - 4:50 pm (unless otherwise noted)
    • Refreshments 3:30 - 3:50 pm
  • Location
    • 2405 Williams Hall (unless otherwise noted)
  • Contact
  • Refreshment Sponsor
    • Department of Horticultural Science; thank you very much!
  • The seminar is organized as a 45 minute seminar combined with a 15 minute discussion session.

Date

Subject

Speaker

Institute

Time / Loc

January

30

Combining Genomic and Genetic Platforms in Support of Plant Breeding (joint seminar with Crop Science)

Lynn Senior, Program Leader, Maize Yield & Yield Components

Syngenta Biotechnology Research

3:50-4:50 / 2405 Williams Hall

31

Maximizing Selection Efficiency in Plant Breeding by Improving Precision of Whole-Plant Field Phenotyping (joint seminar with Crop Science)

Vasilia Fasoula, Adjunct Research Scientist

Center for Applied Technologies, University of Georgia

3:30-4:30 / 2405 Williams Hall

February

18

From Graduate Research to Private Breeding: Easy and Difficult Aspects of a Professional Transition (joint seminar with Horticultural Science)

Gabriele Gusmini, Plant Breeder

Syngenta / Rogers NK

3:00-4:00 / 159 Kilgore Hall

March

13

Creating a Global System to Conserve our Crop Genetic Resources: From Genebanks to the Arctic Global Seed Vault (8th Annual Earl A. Wernsman seminar)

Cary Fowler, Executive Director

Global Crop Diversity Trust

3:30-4:30 / 124 Dabney Hall

April

7

Building Rosaceae Genomics Infrastructure: Its History and Its Future (joint seminar with Horticultural Science)

Albert Abbott

Clemson University

3:00-4:00 / 159 Kilgore Hall

May

20

Sustainable Translational Genomics and Transformational Plant Breeding

Donn Cummings, Global Breeder Sourcing Head

Monsanto

2:00-3:00 / 2405 Williams Hall

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