PMI News

From the NY Times:

PANDO, the most massive organism on Earth, is shrinking.  the grove of 47,000 quivering aspen trees in Utah is being diminished by mule deer, foraging cattle and human mismanagement.

Link to article

PMI in the News:

Bruna Coutinho and PMI collaborators at UW Seattle recently published a paper on a plant-responsive bacterial signaling system that senses an ethanolamine derivative (Coutinho et al., PNAS September 6, 2018).  Her research and the UW team was recently featured in a “Science in Seattle” blog where her publication was the publication of the week.

Upcoming Meetings of Interest – 2019

The Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG) – 2019

The Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG) is designed to provide a forum on recent developments and future plans for plant & animal genome projects. Consisting of technical presentations, poster sessions, exhibits and workshops, the conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and applications on this internationally important project.

2019 Genomic Sciences Program Annual Principal Investigator Meeting 
February 25-27, 2019; Tyson’s Corner, VA.  (A link will be forthcoming).

New Phytologist Symposiums:
 43rd Symposium on Interaction Networks and Trait Evolution
July 1-4, 2019.  Zurich, Switzerland

44th Symposium on Determinants of tropical vegetation structure and function
August 7 – 9, 2019.  Accra, Ghana

ASM Microbe 2019
June 20-24, 2019.  San Francisco, CA.