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  • LXII Annual Congress of Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics

    From September 25-28, 2018 the 62th Annual Congress of Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics will be organised in Verona (Italy). During this important event, TomGEM partners Prof. Amalia Barone and Prof. Luigi Frusciante of the University of Naples Federico II and Dr Carlo Schettini, agronomist at TomGEM partner Alma Seges Soc. Coop. will...

  • Get-together for the 15th Solanaceae Conference

    Time has come for the next edition of the annual solanaceae meeting: the 15th Solanaceae Conference will be held from September 30 - October 4, 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  • IX Plant Breeding Congress

    Researchers of the TomGEM partner institution CSIC (Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas) will present results of their work within TomGEM at the IX Plant Breeding Congress. The Congress will take place from September 18-20, 2018 in Murcia (Spain) and covers different thematic areas such as plant genetic resources,...

  • VI International Symposium on Tomato Diseases

    The ISHS VI International Symposium on Tomato Diseases will be held in Taichung, Taiwan from May 06-09, 2019. The symposium is arranged by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and is held every three years. It brings together about 200 international experts from different fields to disseminate their progress and facilitate...

  • TomGEM represented at first international plant systems biology meeting

    From September 10-14, 2018 the first international plant systems biology meeting will take place in Roscoff (Brittany), France. TomGEM will be represented at the meeting by the TomGEM partner Frédéric Delmas of the University of Bordeaux. He will present a poster entitled “Effects of elevated temperatures on floral meristem initiation and...

  • 2018 International Congress of Genetics in Brasil

    The Brazilian Society of Genetics (SBG) and the Latin American Association of Genetics (ALAG) will welcome the XXII International Congress of Genetics that will be held in Foz de Iguaçu, Brasil. The Congress will run from September 10 to 14, 2018 and will have the overarching theme of “Genetics for a World in Evolution”.  The XXII...

  • Alma Seges honoured with Agriculture and Innovation Award

    TomGEM partner Alma Seges has been honoured with the Agriculture and Innovation Award fostered by Legambiente, an important and popular Italian authority for environmental protection. A plaque will be consigned to the Alma Seges Chairman Aristide Valente on August 13, 2018 at the occassion of the National Legambiente celebration that will take...

  • 6th International Conference “Agriculture & Food” in Bulgaria

    Researchers from the Bulgarian partner institution Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) presented results of the TomGEM project at the 6th International Conference “Agriculture & Food” which took place from June 20-24, 2018 in Elenite Bulgaria.

  • Research and Innovation as a driver of food systems transformation

    The Bulgarian Presidency of the European Council is organising the 2nd FOOD 2030 High Level Event. The Flagship Conference will take place from June 14-15, 2018 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. It will be dedicated to research and innovation (R&I) as a driver of food systems transformation, such that our food systems become sustainable, resilient,...

  • Carotenoid research from nature to bedside

    The 2018 Gordon Research Conference on carotenoids will be held from June 17-22 in Newry, USA. The event will address the full spectrum of carotenoid and apocarotenoid research "from nature to bedside", fostering interdisciplinarity and transfer of research methods between different experimental systems. As leaders in the key fields of...