News & Events


  • Commission launches consultation on modernising and simplifying the common agricultural policy (CAP)

    Last month, the DG AGRI  (Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development; a department of the European Commission responsible for EU policy on agriculture and rural development) has launched a Public Consultation on modernising and simplifying the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). All stakeholders of the CAP are welcome to...

  • TomGEM partner UNINA to attend International Symposium in New Zealand

    Prof. Amalia Barone of the Italian TomGEM partner University of Naples will attend the 4th International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture taking place from 7-10 March 2017 in Napier, New Zealand. During the 4-day Symposium, the International Society for Horticultural Science and Plant & Food Research aims to exchange information...

  • Bulgarian TomGEM partner Maritsa Institute to attend the 26th International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA

    Prof. Galina Pevicharova and her team of the Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) will attend the 26th International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA taking place from 22-26 February 2017 at Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

  • TomGEM publication in Impact

    Increasing project outreach, TomGEM has worked together with an editorial team resulting in a review article in the scientific journal Impact communicating the scientific, economic and societal impact of the project. The three page article sets off with an interview with coordinator Mondher Bouzayen in which he discusses the key objectives and...

  • TomGEM partner Cathie Martin at the 2017 Winter School on Plant Biotechnology and Environmental Sustainability

    Environmental sustainability is one of the leading inter-disciplinary topics today. Climate change and public concerns on food and environmental safety impose new challenges to researchers worldwide. Plant Biotechnology can help face these challenges with a number of innovative approaches and solutions, by exploiting the great potential of crops...

  • TomGEM partner Alma Seges to attend the 2017 FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin

    While Berlin is usually rather grey in February, the FRUIT LOGISTICA brings color to the German capital. With the slogan “Make contacts, grow trust, realize your potential” the FRUIT LOGISTICA invites 2.884 exhibitors and 70.000 visitors to come together and network to ultimately realize their full business potential. The trade fair covers all...

  • From January 14th to 18th it’s all about genomes

    Starting 2017 on a high, TomGEM will be strongly represented at the Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG) taking place from January 14th-18th in San Diego California, United States. TomGEM partner INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) will present results regarding the use of the CRISPR/Cas 9 method utilized to mutate specific...

  • United against Climate Change: TomGEM @ COP22

    Dr Mohamed Zouine, Associate Professor at the TomGEM coordinating institution, the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (INPT) is representing TomGEM at the Marrakech Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. Dr Mohamed Zouine will be presenting the objectives of TomGEM at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UN...

  • TomGEM off to Argentina

    The 2nd Latin American Metabolic Profiling Symposium was held in Rosario (Argentina) at the Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario Convention Center on October 10-12, 2016. Alejandro Vila, President of the Organising Committee and Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Cellular Biology from Rosario (IBR), welcomed researchers from Latin America...

  • TomGEM partners in Crete

    Both Prof. Mondher Bouzayen (National Institute of Agronomical Research, INRA), project coordinator of TomGEM, and project partner Prof. Cathie Martin (John Innes Centre, JIC) are Keynote speakers at the upcoming 3rd International Symposium on Horticulture in Europe (SHE2016).