Call for abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed.

The EUCARPIA PGR meeting will gather scientists, breeders and people from the genebank community from all around Europe and the world. Theme of the meeting is Pre-Breeding - fishing the gene pool where we will discuss how we can better use our genetic resources to cope with problems that mankind is facing.

We will address in general the genomics of the genebanks, crop wild relatives, multifunctional agriculture and traits to address climate change. We will talk about the role of genebanks for food security, genetic diversity for health and nutrition, genetic endowments for reducing agriculture´s footprints and intellectual property management.

Offered paper submission

You are kindly invited to offer paper for oral or poster presentation for the Eucarpia Gene Resource section 2013. To do so, you are invited to register and send an abstract to (one page, see instructions below). A confirmation message will be sent on your e-mail. The deadline for abstract submission is February 15. 2013.

The Scientific Committee will select the oral contributions based on the submitted abstracts. Authors will be informed not later than March 1. 2013.

A book of Abstracts including invited papers and all accepted offered papers (both oral and poster presentations) will be available to the participants at the beginning of the conference in the meeting material.

Instructions for abstracts:

Abstract must be sent in a single .doc or .docx file. Abstracts should be written in standard English in MS Word, page size A4 (21 x 29,7 cm), font Times New Roman 12 pt., and single line spacing throughout. The margins should be 2.5 cm. Authors are responsible for the content and layout.

Title (bold)

Author’s full name (first name + surname)

Affiliation(s) / Address(es) /e-mail of corresponding author

Abstract: up to 350 words

References: up to 3 key references may be given at the end of the abstract.

Deadline for abstract submission is February 15. 2013.

Deadline for lower registration fee is March 1. 2013.

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