Tucson Plant Breeding Institute

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, January 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

The goal of the Tucson Plant Breeding Institute (TPBI) is to offer state-of-the-art instruction and training in modern plant breeding tools such as statistics, molecular breeding, and computation. 
 
While plant breeding is among humankind's oldest and most important endeavors, it remains a highly dynamic field. There is a constant flux of new technologies for plant improvement, such as advances in genomics, bioinformatics, high throughput phenotyping, and new statistical approaches for selection, gene mapping, and GxE interactions. TPBI offers breeders state-of-the art training in these modern tools. By offering modules on different topics, the Institute allows a breeder to choose courses that best fit their specific needs. The mission of the institute is to transfer current technologies to a wide audience of users, be they commercial breeders or academics interested in plant science improvement. 
 

Audience: 
All
Where
Campus: 
UAHS
Location: 
Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US
contact info & links
Department/Unit: 
BIO5 Institute
Contact Person: 
Lisa Romero/Amy Randall
Contact's Phone: 
520-626-3001
Contact's Email: