Cosmocaixa auditorium, Tuesday 17 - Wednesday 18 March 2015
This is to announce the meeting that Jonathan Wendel, Scot Jackson, Olivier Panaud, Michael Purugganan and myself are organizing in Barcelona very soon,in March (17-18), on plant genome evolution. The meeting is entitled Evolution of plant phenotypes, from genomes to traits; and will be divided in three scientific sessions:
1. Mechanisms generating genome variability, with special emphasis on polyploidy and TEs;
2. Evolution of plant phenotypes: wild and domesticated species;
3. Domestication and plant improvement: Putting science into practice in the aid of the human condition.
We have a group of excellent speaker from the US, the EU, Israel and Japan that will ensure a fantastic discussion on these exciting and timely scientific questions.
The registration will be available very soon at the price of only 100 € (which includes the lunch onsite for the two days of the conference). Please visit the webpage of the meeting (http://plantevolutionbarcelona2015.cragenomica.es/) for more information on the meeting.