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Job openings at Gramene - Computational Science Developer

The Ware Lab at the world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory focuses on building extensive software infrastructure to enable research on genome organization and evolution in plants.

We are seeking a innovative software engineer who is passionate about code and science. You will become an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team focused on everything from scalable data analysis to dynamic biological data visualizations.

Gramene is present at The Biology of Genomes Conference 2017

Gramene will present hot plant genomics research findings and cool data collections and software developments at the The Biology of Genomes Conference 2017.

What's New with Gramene? An Overview - Webinar May 9, 2017 @ 2 pm EDT

 

Do you want to know what Gramene has most recently been up to?

Gramene (http://www.gramene.org) is an integrated resource for comparative functional genomics analysis in crops and model plant species.

Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance, Online course - Fall 2017

PLANT BREEDING FOR DROUGHT TOLERANCE, Online course - Fall 2017

Colorado State University will offer a 1-credit, graduate-level online course in Plant Breeding for Drought Tolerance from August 21 to December 15, 2017. This distance course is targeted to graduate students in the plant sciences, as well as to professionals in the public and private sectors interested in increasing their knowledge in this area.

Agricultural Data Curation Survey -- Your feedback matters!

Greetings on behalf of the Agricultural Data Curation project at the University of Maryland College of Information Studies. We are studying the data practices of agricultural researchers in multiple settings. As part of our project, we are conducting a survey of these communities.

We will ask you about your research practice, data management, reuse, and data sharing practices, in addition to some questions about the current state of research data management. This survey is voluntary and will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Gramene at the 2017 Maize Genetics Pre-Conference Workshops

In the context of the 2017 Maize Genetics Conference, Dr. Doreen Ware will give an overview of the Gramene and MaizeCode projects at the pre-conference workshops on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 5:40 - 5:50 PM EST in the MidWay Suite 4 of the St. Louis Union Station Hotel.

Everything you wanted to know about plants synteny! -- Join our Gramene Webinar on February 7th

The Gramene Database invites you to a FREE 30-min webinar on Gramene Synteny.

During this webinar, we will present synteny data that Gramene generated and views rendered in the Gramene Ensembl genome browser. We will also touch base on the underlying process of synteny build to facilitate a better understanding of the data. We will uses concrete example to demonstrate the usefulness of this data type and how it can help user advance their research.

Gramene is attending the PAG Conference 2017 — See you in San Diego!

Come meet the Gramene team and get the latest updates to Gramene’s comparative genomics and pathways visualization/mining tools to aid your research of plant models and crops!

The Gramene workshop will give a broad overview of Gramene’s database resources and use cases demonstrating many specific topics like how to:

GARNet newsletter available for download

GARNish26 is available for download!

The latest edition of the GARNish newsletter is available for download
and includes:

- New BAR ePlant Tool  by Priyank Purohit and Nicholas Provart

- Latest BBSRC Grant Update

- GARNet2016 Meeting Report  by Sarah Jose

- Update on iGEM Plant Synthetic Biology  by Geraint Parry

- ICAR16 Meeting Report  by Peter Venn

- Spotlight on the University of Sheffield complied  by Stuart Casson

- Plants in Computer Vision Meeting Report  by Nathan Hughes

Illinois Corn Breeders' School, March 6-7, 2017

Invitation to the 53rd Annual
ILLINOIS CORN BREEDERS' SCHOOL
March 6-7, 2017
I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, Illinois

 

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Illinois Maize Breeding and Genetics Laboratory, we’d like to extend to you an invitation to attend the 53rd Annual Illinois Corn Breeders’ School to be held on March 6-7, 2017, at the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 South First Street, Champaign, Illinois.

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