Greetings to all ICGI members!

The upcoming Plant and Animal Genome (PAG) XXVII Conference will be held on January 12-16, 2019 at Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, San Diego, California. Those who desire to present a talk at ICGI Workshop, scheduled on January 13, 2018, are warmly welcome to register to attend this meeting and send us your abstract by October 19, 2018 via email to and with the following Subject Line: 2019 PAG-ICGI Workshop Candidate Abstract. Your abstract should follow guidelines for PAG and must indicate a name of the Presenter.

We will select six regular speakers (20 minutes each), whose abstracts closely relate to the workgroup themes of Applied Genomics and Breeding, Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Functional Genomics, Germplasm & Genetic Stocks, and Structural Genomics. If you do not get a response acknowledging reception of your submission, please inquire! Also note that PAG poster abstract submission deadline is October 26, 2018, a week after this selection.

Each accepted workshop speaker will then receive an email from PAG, after acceptance, with instructions regarding submission of their workshop abstract. All speakers must register for the conference by the November 2 deadline. If any of your speakers need a Letter of Invitation or a Visa Letter direct them to "International Visitors" page on PAG website:    


Tianzhen Zhang and John Yu

Organizers of 2019 PAG-ICGI Workshop

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