Unify breeding at SLU

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A one day kick-off workshop for everyone working with breeding at SLU. The aim is to strengthen the internal network as well as to get some inspiring input from three external speakers.

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Unify breeding at SLU

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Time: 2021-10-21 10:00 - 15:00
City: zoom
Organiser: SLU Breeding Network
Last signup date: 14 October 2021



10:00 Welcome

  • Opening by the moderator María Rosario García Gil, vice chair SLU Breeding Network
  • Welcome speech by SLU’s vice chancellor Maria Knutson Wedel

10:12 SLU Breeding Network – how does it work?

10:25 Guest speaker 1: Merja Veteläinen (https://boreal.fi/briefly-in-english/)

10:55 Coffee break – please take a screen break

11:10 Networking activity I

11:30 Guest speaker 2: Andrés Legarra (http://snp.toulouse.inra.fr/~alegarra/)

12:00 Lunch break – please take a screen break

13:00 Networking activity II

13:30 Guest speaker 3: Fikret Isik (https://faculty.cnr.ncsu.edu/fikretisik/)

14:00 Breeding at SLU – short presentations

  • Umeå Plant Science Centre, UPSC, Ove Nilsson
  • VH-faculty, Dirk-Jan de Koning
  • Grogrund, Eva Johansson

14:50 Round-up: Rodomiro Octavio Ortiz Rios, chair SLU Breeding Network

15:00 Workshop closes


SLU Breeding Network

Rodomiro Octavio Ortiz Rios (chair)
Department of Plant Breedig, Alnarp

María Rosario García Gil, (vice ordförande)
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå

Katja Fedrowitz (koordinator)
Department of Ecology, Uppsala
tel: +46 18 67 21 96

Page editor: katja.fedrowitz@slu.se