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post-doc position Paris

PostDocupmc Christophe Bailly has a post-doc position available in his lab at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. See the above link for details.

First announcement for the planned Seed Longevity Workshop in 2015

ISSS_2015_FLYER The ISSS workshop on Seed Longevity will be organised in Gatersleben (Germany) from 7-10 July 2015.

12 positions available in the EU project NASSTEC

In the context of the EU project NASSTEC, focusing on native seed production and use for grassland restoration, 12 positions across Europe are being advertised NOW! Closing 7/4/20174 and 16/5/2014   All information is available at www.nasstec.eu flyer_NASSTEC  The essential information follows below:   The NASSTEC Project NASSTEC (The NAtive Seed Science, TEchnology and Conservation Initial Training Network - Contract N. PITN-GA-2013-607785 - 1.4.2013-31.3.2018) is a Marie Curies Multi partner Initial training Network focused on native seed science, conservation and use, ... Read more »

The website for the 11th ISSS Conference has now been launched

11th conference ISSS Changsha 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 »

Post-doc position University of Hawaii

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, Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology

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.

11th International Master Class on Seed Technology: date change

Unlike published earlier, the Wageningen Seed Centre will organize the 11th International Master Class on Seed Technology on October 12-16, 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 ... Read more »

News from the Seed Biotech Centre, UC Davis: Upcoming courses – limited space!

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 »

Orchid seeds – Nature’s tiny treasures

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

Latest from UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Centre

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 »

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