The website for the 11th ISSS Conference has now been launched: http://2014seed.doevent.com/ Registration for the conference is now open on the site (reduced for ISSS members) A flyer can be downloaded here Conference flyer v0314 An exciting programme of international speakers is being developed: Special lecture: Professor Longping Yuan (‘father’ of hybrid rice), Director General of China National Hybrid R and D Centre, China The Alfred Mayer Plenary Lecture: ... Read more »
A temporary position for a junior researcher is available at the botanical garden of the University of Hawaii. Click for more information: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/18955/2523203/1/postdate/desc
PostDoctoral Position in Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology A 3-year postdoctoral position is available at the Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, a new institution of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. For more information follow the link above.
Wageningen Seed Centre will organize the 11th International Master Class on Seed Technology on May 19-22, 2014, Wageningen, The Netherlands. The aim of the Master Class is to offer professional seed technologists and physiologists a further deepening, broadening and actualisation of their knowledge and expertise. The venue will be hotel “Hof van Wageningen”, conveniently situated in the Wageningen town centre. Morning lectures will be held in the hotel whereas in the afternoon lab classes and demonstrations will ... Read more »
Seed Business 101sm This one-week course is designed to expose participants to the five functional areas of a seed company (R&D, production, operations, sales and marketing and administration). By creating a virtual seed company and case studies for each functional area, the course content is delivered in a very interactive way. The program gives new employees a broad understanding of the major aspects of a seed company’s operations and cross-departmental knowledge of best practices for profitability. ... Read more »
Take a look at Wolfgang Stuppy's latest Seed Blog, on the very special seeds of orchids, at: http://www.kew.org/news/kew-blogs/millennium-seed-bank/orchid-seeds-natures-tiny-treasures.htm
Susan DiTomaso has sent in the following: The UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) has had a busy season. We hope you enjoy catching up on some of our latest activities. The SBC is holding its course on Breeding with Genomics in Davis on Feb 11-13th, 2014 This year, we extended modules on genomic selection and a hands-on workshop introducing the Integrated Breeding Platform, software designed to manage breeding programs from population development, field testing, selection with markers ... Read more »
Invitation（2014-1-7） Corrected conference flyer ISSS 2014 The 11th Conference will take place in Changsha, China, from 15-19 September 2014. Click on the links to see the flyer and the open invite. The conference website will launch soon.
REGISTRATIONS are CLOSING in 2 days, midnight New Zealand Time, THIS Friday, 25 October. To register please go to: http://www.dormancy2013.com/page/registration/. The updated Provisional Programme can now be viewed, please go to: http://www.dormancy2013.com/page/programme/. For information on Keynote Speakers, venue and accommodation please follow the link: http://www.dormancy2013.com/. We look forward to welcoming you to Dormancy 2013. Kindest regards Yvonne McDiarmid Events & Sponsorship Manager T: +64 9 925 7042 M: +64 21 226 8042 F: +64 9 925 7001 email@example.com
Yvonne McDiarmid would like to remind ISSS Members and others that REGISTRATIONS for the forthcoming Plant Dormancy Symposium in New Zealand are CLOSING in just over 2 weeks, midnight New Zealand Time, Friday, 25 October. To register please go to: http://www.dormancy2013.com/page/registration/. The Provisional Programme can now be viewed, please go to: http://www.dormancy2013.com/page/programme/. For information on Keynote Speakers, venue and accommodation please follow the link: http://www.dormancy2013.com/.