Summer Institute in Plant Breeding

The Summer Institute in Plant Breeding comprises continuing-education short courses for industry breeders, graduate students, and postdocs within and outside the University of Minnesota.

Read about the 2022 Summer Institute (see page 14)

The 2024 Summer Institute will be held on June 10-14 in Saint Paul and will feature the following six modules (instructors in parenthesis):

  • Plant Breeding 101 (James A. Anderson)
  • Mixed-Model Analysis in Plant Breeding (Lucia Gutierrez)
  • Professional Skills for Scientists (Rex Bernardo)
  • Polyploid Genomics (Laura M. Shannon)
  • Participatory Plant Breeding (Julie Dawson)
  • Data Bootcamp for Genomic Prediction in Plant Breeding (Aaron J. Lorenz) 


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