Oktober 7th to 9th, 2019: XXIVth EUCARPIA Maize and Sorghum Conference

Integrating quantitative and molecular genetics to develop new breeding methods in maize and sorghum

The Öffnet externen Link in neuem FensterChair of Plant Breeding is pleased to invite you to attend the XXIVth EUCARPIA Maize and Sorghum Conference in October 2019.

for more information and registration see Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fensterhere

03.-06.September 2019: International Symposium in Ruminant Physiology (ISRP 2019)

ISRP is the major international conference on rumninant physiology. It provides an overview of current, important scientific findings and areas of research in the physiology of ruminants of all kinds. The ISRP will take place from 3-6- September 2019 and is organised by the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Foundation, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Leipzig and the Leipziger Messe.

Scientific committee member: Prof. W. Windisch. TUM;  contact:  phone +49 341 678-6988, E-mail: info[at], Öffnet externen Link in neuem


25. Juni - 2. Juli 2019: TUM Summer School "Selection and Breeding"

The TUM Öffnet externen Link in neuem FensterChair of Plant Breeding will organize a Summer School on „Selection and Breeding” from June 25 to July 2, 2019 with Bruce Walsh of the University of Arizona and Guilherme Rosa of the University of Wisconsin-Madison for researchers in the field of quantitative genetics, breeding and biostatistics from academia and industry. The Summer School will provide an introduction to classical and genome-based selection theory and breeding methodology. A guest lecturer from Computomics will give an introduction to machine learning. The course consists of lectures and practical components with hands-on exercises. Registration will start in March.

TUM Summer School 2019 on “Selection and Breeding”        Registration open now !!

Lecturers: Professor Bruce Walsh, University of Arizona and Professor Guilherme Rosa, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Venue: Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany;  Date: June 25 – July 2, 2019

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Prof. Dr. Hongyun Han from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Zhejiang University China talks about the following topic

"Current Developments in Chinese Agri-environmental Policy".

The event will take place on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 18:00 hrs in the seminar room 83/84 of the Hans Eisenmann Forum (Liesel-Beckmann-Str. 2, Freising).

Februar 25th, 2019: BayKlimaFit - Final presentation and symposium

On Monday, 25 February 2019, the Bavarian State Minister for the Environment and Consumer Protection, Thorsten Glauber MdL, invites to the final presentation and symposium of the project network "BayKlimaFit - Strategies for the Adaptation of Cultivated Plants to Climate Change" in the Max-Joseph-Saal of Reisdenz Munich.

After a welcoming address by the Dean of the Weihenstephan Science Centre of the TUM, Prof. Dr. Thomas Becker, the Minister will open the event. Prof. Dr. Menzel, Professor of Ecoclimatology at the Technical University of Munich, will then give a keynote speech on the current and exciting topic "2018 - A year in climate change" before the morning of the final event will end with a discussion on the project network.

The main focus of the symposium in the afternoon will be the presentation of the research results from the BayKlimaFit project network, which have dealt with various stress factors such as cold, heat and dry stress, waterlogging and harmful rains.