Advancing Crop Science: Insights from the CROPS Conference at HudsonAlpha

The CROPS conference took place from June 3rd to 6th at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama. The meeting focused on the application of genomic technology to crop improvement and brought together over 100 leading crop scientists and

CSI Seminar Tesfaye Mengiste, June 11 at 11 AM CT

The Center for Sorghum Improvement (CSI) is hosting a virtual seminar given by Tesfaye Mengiste, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University, on Tuesday, June 11 at 11 AM CT. The title of his talk is “Leveraging Genomics and Molecular Genetics for Gene Discovery and Integrated Improvement of Sorghum.”

Plant Biology 2024 Conference in Honolulu, HI, June 22 – 26

The American Society of Plant Biologists is Celebrating 100 years of advancing plant science and creating an international plant science community at the Plant Biology 2024 conference, which will be taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii from June 22nd to 26th.

2023 International Year of Millets Webinars Available Online

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations declared 2023 the International Year of Millets (IYM 2023) and, along with stakeholders, organized events and outreach activities. Recordings of their fascinating webinar series, as well as other events and

CSI Seminar Luis Herrera-Estrella, May 14 at 11 AM CT

The Center for Sorghum Improvement (CSI) is hosting a virtual seminar given by Luis Herrera-Estrella, President’s Distinguished Professor of Plant Genomics and Director of Institute of Genomics for Crop Abiotic Stress at Texas Tech University, on Tuesday, May 14 at 11:00 AM CT. The title of his talk is “Deciphering Key Regulators Orchestrating Root Penetration in Compacted Soil.”

Empowering Undergraduate Scientists: Crowdsourcing Gene Curation for Precision Biology

Tapping into undergraduate science majors as gene curators presents a promising solution, particularly when integrated into coursework activities.

Successful Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America (SICNA) 2024 Meeting Focused on Sorghum: The Adaptable Crop for Diverse Climates, Landscapes, and Markets

An immensely successful and engaging 2024 SICNA meeting was held at Oklahoma City from April 2-4, 2024, in cooperation with National Sorghum Producers.

Maize Genetics Cooperation Virtual Career Development Workshop May 6

The Maize Genetics Cooperation is hosting a virtual career development workshop on Monday May 6, 2024, from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM EDT.  Arif Ashraf, Assistant Professor of Biology at Howard University, Katie Murphy, Director of Phenotyping at Danforth Plant Science Center,

Plant Biology Advancements: Insights from ASPB NE 87th Annual Meeting at Cornell University

The 87th annual Northeast Section American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB NE) meeting was held at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, from April 20th to the 21st. This conference gathered over 120 plant scientists from various career stages, featuring 20 scientific talks and 56 posters, all centered on recent research findings in plant biology.