PBA in Europe Class V
About the course: Building on the success of the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy in the United States, UC Davis is partnering with European institutions and associations to offer Class V of the European Plant Breeding Academy. This premier training program targets working professionals who desire to become fully trained plant breeders. The course totals 36 days in length--the longest course of its kind in Europe. Participants will meet for six, 6-day sessions over two years. This schedule will allow participants to maintain their current employment while enrolled in the course. All instruction will be in English.
Course goal: This course develops the skills and abilities of current industry personnel to enable them to become independent breeders or more valuable contributors to larger breeding programs.
EPBA Class V locations and dates:
Week 3: June 25-30, 2018
Location: Gatersleben, Germany Partners:
The German Plant Breeders' Association (BDP), Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Week 4: Oct 1-6, 2018
Location: Gent, Belgium Parnters:
Special thanks to the European Seed Association for their support in the development of the European Plant Breeding Academy.
For more information contact: Joy Patterson firstname.lastname@example.org