June 28, 2017

2008 University of Minnesota Plant Breeding Symposium

Plant Breeding in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities Across the Plant Sciences

March 17, 2008, Cargill Center for Microbial and Plant Genomics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul


Dr. Geoff Graham, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

Dr. Ron Phillips, University of Minnesota

Dr. John Doebley, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. José Crossa, CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)

Dr. William D. Beavis, Iowa State University

Dr. David Neale, University of California-Davis

Speakers & Schedule

 Powerpoints presented by the speakers (pdf)

Dr. José Crossa, CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center) 
Presentation on “Where Are We Growing? Making Sense of Plant Breeding Data Across Environments

Dr. Bill Beavis, Iowa State University
Presentation on “Big Science and Plant Breeding: Usefulness of Genomics Data


Thanks to generous sponsorship from DuPont Pioneer, the graduate students of the Applied Plant Sciences graduate program have put on a plant breeding symposium each spring since 2008.

Student Organizing Committee:

Vance Whitaker, Steven McKay, Jennifer Flynn, Alexander Kahler, Edmund Quirin, Seth Fore, Haiyan Jia, Brian Seda, Katie Petersen, Michael Kantar, and Patricio Mayor