Plant Sciences Symposium 2017

Registration is open for the student-organized UC Davis Plant Sciences Symposium, an annual event which brings together researchers in academia, industry, and the nonprofit sector to discuss the latest advances in the field of plant sciences.

Sixth annual UC Davis Plant Sciences Symposium
April 24, 2017
UC Davis Conference Center

Keynote Speakers:

Rex Bernardo (University of Minnesota)
Maureen Hanson (Cornell University)
Christopher Topp (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center)
Sean Myles (Dalhousie University)
Sarah Hearne (CIMMYT)
Jillian Foerster (DuPont Pioneer)

Catered Lunch
UC Davis Faculty Spotlight
Poster Session

Register for free at:

Call for abstracts: graduate students and postdoctoral researchers are invited to submit poster abstracts on their plant science-related research. Four outstanding abstracts will be selected for a 20-minute oral presentation. Submit your abstracts by March 15 here:

Travel grants: we are pleased to offer four $500-travel grants for researchers outside of the Davis area to attend and present at the symposium. To apply, submit your abstract and register by February 28.

The symposium is made possible through sponsorship from DuPont Pioneer, the UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences, the UC Davis Plant Breeding Center, and the UC Davis Graduate Student Association.

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