Promoting Conifer Genomics

July 2015 PhD-Position: Dept. of Forest Genetics, BFW, Vienna, Austria
May 2015
Lectures from the training workshop 2015 on "Bioinformatics and trees" are available for downloading from the European Research Media Centre: Towards-genetically improved conifers
February 2015
ProCoGen Workshop at the IUFRO Tree biotechnology Conference 2015, Florence, Italy  on 09.06.2015 from 16:30 - 18:30
January 2015
ProCoGen Training Workshop, 11-12 Mar. 2015, Vienna

January 2015
ProCoGen- general updates poster presentation at PAG XXIII, San Diego, USA
October 2014 
ProCoGen Newsletter 2014 is ready for download.
July 2014
ProCoGen second Dissemination Workshop on "Genomics and the conservation of conifer genetic resources" will be held in Hungary from 1-3 Sept. 2014. Please click the links for the invitation and programme. For further information please contact or
May 2014
Presentations from the second ProCoGen Training Workshop held in Feb. 2014 at the University of Alcala in Spain are now available for downloading.
April 2014
Registration for the 2nd Conifer Genome Summit is open until 30th of April!!! Click the link for the registration website.
March 2014 IUFRO joint conference on "Genetics & Conservation of White Pine Species" will be held in Colorado, USA, from 15-20th June 2014
2nd Conifer Genome Summit will be held in Forêt Montmorency, QC, Canada from 16-18th June 2014. It is being jointly organised by Smart Forest Project Canada and Spruce Genome Project Sweden.
Umea Plant Science Centre (UPSC) invites young scientists to apply for the postdoc project symposium "find and design your own postdoc project" to be held in May 2014. The deadline for submission of application is 15th April 2014. Download details
February 2014

Second annual meeting and training workshop on "Conifer Functional Genomics: Analysis of gene networks involved in conifer adaptation" were held in Alcala, Spain from 17th - 21st Feb. 2014

January 2014: Second annual meeting and training workshop will be held in Madrid, Spain from 17th - 21st Feb. 2014.
Presentations from the first Dissemination Workshop in Riga are ready for download
ProCoGen Newsletter 2013 (click to download)
November 2013
Online learning modules:The Conifer Translational Genomics Network (CTGN) and the Conifer Reference Genome Sequencing (PineRefSeq) Project have developed a series of 17 forest tree breeding learning modules. Please click here to reach the page with links to all the modules.
First Dissemination Workshop was held in Riga, Latvia on 5th- 6th Nov. 2013.
April 2013
ProCoGen was represented at the Think Forest seminar on opportunities and challenges in meeting renewable energy targets from forest biomass-an EU perspective. This event was organized by EFI in Brussels on 11 Apr. 2013  
March 2013
ProCoGen was represented at the FTP (Forest Based Sector Technology platform) meet in Barcelona from 12-13 Mar. 2013
January 2013
ProCoGen first annual meeting and training workshop took place in Umea, Sweden
ProCoGen presentation at the Plant and Animal Genome Congress, SanDiego, USA

ProCoGen has a new blog
November 2012
ProCoGen joins facebook
ProCoGen was represented at the FRAXIBACK COST Action & Trees4Future meeting
October 2012

New!! ProCoGen at a glance. The project
Poster is now available for download                

ProCoGen was represented at the Noveltree conference
September 2012
ProCoGen leaflet is now available for download. The leaflet gives a brief insight into the various aspects of this project.
June 25-26th 2012
First AForGen (Alpine Forest Genomics) network meeting in Nature Park Adamello Brenta, Val Genova, Italy. Organized by the Edmund Mach Foundation
June 20th 2012
Launching of public website for ProCoGen
March 8-9th 2012
STARTUP meeting held in Madrid
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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration.

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