Gramene will be at the PAG Conference 2018 — See you in San Diego!

The XXVI Plant and Animal Genome (PAG) Conference will kick off this coming Saturday, January 13th in San Diego, CA.  Come meet Gramene's staff and get the latest updates to Gramene’s comparative genomics and pathways visualization and mining tools to aid your research on plant models and crops!  At PAG 2018, we will be announcing Gramene's public release #56, which includes 8 new genomes and an updated version of the Sorghum bicolor assembly v3.

Gramene's very own PI, Dr. Doreen Ware will be giving the Plenary Talk on "Challenges and Opportunities for Agriculture in the Era of Big Data".  The rendez-vous will be at the Town & Country Ballroom on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 08:45 am PST.

The Gramene workshop on Tuesday, January 16 of 2018 at 1:30 - 3:40 pm PST in the California Room, will include important aspects of Gramene’s database resources and use cases and exciting topics like:

  • Structural Annotation of Genes and Transposable Elements in Maize using Computational and Manual Validation -- Dr. Michelle C. Stitzer (UC Davis)
  • Transcriptome Analysis of Rice Leaf Sheath Blight Response -- PhD candiate Noor Al-Bader (OSU Corvallis)
  • Insights from Plant Genomes: Searching and Visualizing Data in Gramene -- Computational Scientist Andrew Olson (CSHL)
  • Integrating and Displaying Plant Gene Expression in Expression Atlas -- Dr. Laura Huerta (EMBL-EBI)
  • Scaling Comparative Analysis across the Taxonomic Space -- Dr. Paul Kersey (EMBL-EBI)
  • Functional Curation - How Do We Prioritize and Scale up? -- Dr. Pankaj Jaiswal (OSU Corvallis)
  • Progress and Future Plans for Gramene -- Dr. Marcela Karey Tello-Ruiz (CSHL)

Meet with Gramene staff and developers to explore what Gramene can do for you.  Get help and reveal your thoughts to us!

Gramene representatives will also be available to meet with users and answer questions at BOOTH EXHIBIT #407 throughout the meeting. Stop by for one-on-one asssitance or just to say Hi!

For more information please contact: Gramene Feedback or e-mail


Additional Gramene presentations 

  • Talk: Plant Reactome Database: A Portal for Plant Pathways Resources-- Dr. Sushma Naithani (OSU Corvallis) in the Systems Biology and Ontologies workshop on Saturday, January 13 of 2018 at 9:40 am PST in the Pacific Salon 2. 
  • poster #P0116: Plant Reactome