Monogram Community News

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...


January 5th, 2016: Dr Lee Hickey, keynote speaker at Monogram 2016

We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for Monogram 2016 is Dr Lee Hickey from the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation at UQ, Brisbane, Australia.

You can find his bio, more information on the conference ... More...


December 10th, 2015: Scientists create first map of the wheat epigenome

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have carried out the first ever genome-wide survey of heritable molecular changes that regulate gene activity in wheat, in what could become a new tool to improve crop breeding technologies.
Epigenetic ... More...


November 12th, 2015: Quite a few Studentships advertised on the monogram web site

Make sure you check out the monogram site as there are four or five studentships advertised which deadline are approaching...
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September 30th, 2015: Key trait screening -

The ability to screen whole or partial populations for disease
resistance or yield has historically been very cost constrained.
By using LGC’s genotyping services you can screen more
samples on more SNP markers faster.
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