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News and Updates

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EPBA Outstanding Student Award Recipient Announced

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European Plant Breeding Academy Class III graduates!

On June 26, 2015, the UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy (PBA) graduated the third class with a session in Davis, California.   

The next class of the European Plant Breeding Academysm starts in October 2015Registration is still open for the remaining few spots in the 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

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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.

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For questions or information, 
contact Joy Patterson
or 530-752-4414

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