UNL Plant Breeding and Genetics Symposium

UNL Plant Breeding and Genetics Symposium

Learn more about plant breeding efforts at public and private institutions at the UNL Plant Breeding and Genetics Symposium April 1 in Lincoln. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Great Plains Room of the UNL East Campus Union.

Speakers will include:

  • Ramsey Lewis (North Carolina State)
  • Jeff Endelman (University of Wisconsin)
  • Jianming Yu (Iowa State University)
  • Susan Brown (Cornell University)
  • James Specht (University of Nebraska)
  • Sara Helland (DuPont Pioneer)

Information and Registration

The symposium is free but registration is required for in-person attendance or webinar viewing. Connection information for the webinar will be provided after registering. For more information or to register, visit the event website. Registration is free with support from the UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and DuPont Pioneer.

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