2022 Plant Breeding Symposium
The 6th Biennial Plant Breeding Symposium. The event will be held in the Talley Student Union at NC State University on Thursday, February 10th, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
Two graduate student travel scholarships ($750 each) will be awarded to students outside of NC State to attend the symposium. The recipients will be expected to present a poster during the poster session. Applicants should have completed at least one semester of their graduate program by the time of the symposium and should fill out the form below to apply. Applications for the travel awards will be open until December 1, 2019, and the recipients will be announced on December 15, 2019.
The resources below provide symposium details including the schedule, presenters, access to their online presentations, and sponsors.
- 2020, February 6 – “Fifth Biennial Plant Breeding Symposium”
- Closing the gap between genes and gender in plant breeding – Hale Ann Tufan, Ph.D., Cornell University
- Interrogating and manipulating the potato genome – Robin Buell, Ph.D., Michigan State University
- Design of breeding programs using genomics – Jack Dekkers, Ph.D., Iowa State University
- Creating a cover crop breeding network – Chris Reberg-Horton, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
- 2018, February 8 – “Next Generation Plant Breeder’s Toolbox“
- 2016, February 4 – “Looking to the Future: Integrating Insights and Innovations in Plant Breeding“
- 2014, February 6 – “21st Century Diversity in Plant Breeding“
- 2012, January 27 – “Perspectives on Global Plant Breeding“