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U of M Plant Science Symposium


Registration is now open for the 2017 10th Annual University of Minnesota Plant Science Symposium! The symposium, entitled Domestication and Contemporary Plant Breeding will be held on March 23 and 24, 2017. The event will feature:

  • Computational Tools and Plant Bcreeding workshop on March 23
  • Symposium on March 24 with five invited speakers in the field of plant domestication, evolution and plant breeding
  • Recognition of the 10th Anniversary of the DuPont Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium Series and Committee Alumni
  • Invited student speakers (students can apply here for travel grants) and poster session competition with prizes

Please see the symposium website for more information. Contact the symposium co-chairs, Kayla Altendorf ( and Jeff Neyhart ( if you have any questions.

Please be sure to register so we can determine our lunch count.

We hope to see you there!

February, 2017