News & Events
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...
Celebrating Biodiversity Day
To celebrate the Biodiversity Day on the 22nd June 2018, the TomGEM partner Biotecgen organised a visit to the Botanical Garden of the Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technology of the University of Salento.
Factsheet on Genetic Resources and Breeding under H2020
After the publication of the final Horizon 2020 work programme for 2018-2020, the dialogue on how to design future EU policies accelerates.
The secret life of plants on the conference agenda
The Serbian Plant Physiology Society is organizing the 3rd international conference on plant biology from June 9-12, 2018 in Belgrade. TomGEM coordinator Mondher Bouzayen (INPT) is a member of the scientific committee and invited speaker. He will give a plenary lecture on “New factors controlling fruit development: epigenetic modifications...
ETHYLENE 2018 Symposium
The XI International Symposium on the Plant Hormone Ethylene will take place from June 2-6, 2018. TomGEM coordinator Mondher Bouzayen (INPT) is co-chairman of the 2018 symposium and is co-organising the event that will be held in the historic Chania region on the stunning Greek island of Crete. The TomGEM coordinator is a member of the...
John Innes Centre Breeders’ Day 2018
The John Innes Centre will be holding its annual Breeders’ Day on June 7, 2018. The day will focus on ‘Diversifying UK crops and diet’ and brings together scientists, breeders, end users, policy-makers and funding body representatives to talk about scientific research that addresses the grand challenges of the 21st century agriculture. Discussions...