Monogram Community News

February 15th, 2017: MECEA application deadline this Friday!

Calling all PhD students and early-career post-docs - the deadline to apply for the Monogram Early Career Excellence Award (MECEA) is fast approaching. Supervisors, please urge your PhD students and early-career post-docs to apply!

The M ... More...


January 31st, 2017: MonoGram 2017 abstract submission deadline

REMINDER: Abstract submission for the 2017 MonoGram meeting in Bristol (4th-6th April) closes Tuesday 28th February. The annual MonoGram meeting is a great place to showcase your work to the UK small grain cereals and grasses community.

... More...


December 21st, 2016: Laura's Story: the plight of the wheat bioinformatician

The latest monogram story is now available online. you can read it online and share with your collaborators.

... More...


December 5th, 2016: 4-year iCASE PhD studentship in plant breeding, starts October 2017

Interested in plant breeding? I mean, really interested in plant breeding? Then read on....

NIAB are offering a 4-year iCASE PhD studentship in plant breeding as part of the University of Cambridge BBSRC DTP. Encompassing genetics, trans ... More...


October 7th, 2016: EPCA - Abstract submission


We are pleased to announce that submission of abstracts is now open through the conference website. The timetable is as follows;
-submit by 12th October,
-assessed and decision communicated to submitting author by 24th October. ... More...


October 4th, 2016: New Monogram Story Online - The Cute Grass!

Jan Bettgenhaeuser, one of our 2016 MECEA winners, gives us his views on working with Brachypodium distachyon – “the cute grass” ... More...


April 26th, 2016: New Story online: More Oats ...

In the latest story on monogram, Prof. Athole Marshall describes the next generation in oat improvement in a recently funded project ... ... More...


February 3rd, 2016: Latest Monogram Story Online - About Networking!

In our latest Monogram Story, Dr. Burkhard Steuernagel provides valuable insight about the importance of networking in an academic career.

Burkard is a 2015 MECEA winner. If you are a PhD student or early career researcher, consider app ... More...


January 31st, 2016: New Monogram Story - About Networking!

In our latest Monogram Story, Burkhard Steuernagel shares his insight on the importance of networking in science. We hope that you enjoy the post!

Burkhard is a 2015 winner of the Monogram Early Career Excellence Awards (MECEA). These a ... More...


January 5th, 2016: A new assembly of the wheat genome.

A new Whole Genome Shotgun (WGS) assembly of the Chinese Spring reference wheat genome has been completed by The Genome Analysis Centre in Norwich and is now available from a pre-site on the European Bioinformatics Institute EnsemblPlants website (se ... More...