The 2008 annual youth academic forum of the State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics (SKLPG) & National Center of Plant Gene Research (NCPGR) was held successfully on January 9, 2009. A total of more than 300 people including PI, staff and graduate students from the SKLPG and the NCPGR presented the meeting.
The forum covered 4 topics including protein function, plant resistance, gene structure and function and RNA-related research. A total of 18 reporters gave their wonderful reports and discussed with the audience in an enthusiastic atmosphere.
This Forum was organized by an organizing committee constituted by 17 students from SKLPG and the NCPGR This forum not only provided a good training opportunity for graduate students, but also enhanced communications among the people of different research groups.