News and Updates
The UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center is now accepting applications for the PBA in Europe Class V which will start in October of 2017.
An early registration discount of 1000 Euros is available until March 31, 2017.
APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE
Continuing to fill the critical need for trained plant breeders, the University of California, Davis Plant Breeding AcademySM
(PBA) started its sixth class of students last week with a session in Davis, California.
UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy
(PBA) organized and delivered a customized training course as a collaborative effort with Limagrain Academy
in Bangkok, Thailand, August 22-26, 2016.
Dr. Enoch Achigan-Dako, a researcher from Benin and a current student of the African Plant Breeding Academy
, is training and researching how to breed indigenous plants in African to be more nutritious and productive. Read more
UC Davis helps fight stunting in Africa with orphan crops
UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy starts second class
UC Davis Plant Breeding Completes the Advanced Module Session
UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy starts the fourth class
LGC and the African Orphan Crop Consortium (AOCC) expand co-operation to accelerate Marker-Assisted Selection
Dr. Gurdev Khush, UC Davis Alumnus and Adjunct Professor, was honored at last month's Plant Breeding for Food Security Symposium. Read full article in the Plant Breeding Center June newsletter
UC Davis Ranked No.1 in the World for Agriculture
Plant Breeding Academy in the News:
Plant Breeding Academy by Numbers
The Academy is a professional development course designed by the UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center to increase the supply of professional plant breeders. Reduced numbers of plant breeders are being trained in academic programs, leading to a shortage throughout the industry. The SBC and seed industry leaders have addressed this issue by creating the Academy.