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Connect with Changemakers

Network with the brightest minds in agriculture, and join innovators as they introduce the future of agriscience and agronomics.

Financial Scholarships Available

Now through January 11th, scientists whose abstracts are selected will be eligible to register at a 66% discount and nominate a scientific peer or colleague to register for the same low price of just $850! AGBT is also offering 10 full-ride scholarships to enable promising graduate students, post-docs, and early-career scientists across the globe to attend AGBT Agriculture at no cost to them.

AGBT announces inaugural Agriculture Meeting

This is a critical moment in agricultural science. As our earth continues to change at a rapid rate, leaders in these fields must come together and further the integration of their respective fields. This meeting will focus on the global impacts of breakthroughs made possible through innovations in agricultural genomics, which will improve productivity and sustainability in crop and livestock production.

Our commitment

Collaboration among scientists helped us survive a global pandemic like no other. It is this same collaboration that will help us build a more sustainable world. As a recognized cornerstone for the genomics research community, Advances in Genome Biology and Technology is committed to bringing together the world’s leading genome researchers, data scientists, breeders, policy influencers, funders, and technology innovators, providing a space where the brightest minds in agriscience and agricultural genomics to come together and seek solutions for global issues in agriculture and genomics.

Join us at our inaugural Agriculture meeting.


Julia Bailey-Serres

Julia Bailey-Serres is a plant biologist known for her research on mechanisms of plant adaptive responses to environmental stresses. She is recognized for the in-depth dissection of the function of SUBMERGENCE 1A gene, responsible for survival of rice plants under prolonged submergence as evidenced by its successful use in breeding programs that has led to […]


Edward S. Buckler

Edward S. Buckler is a USDA-ARS Research Geneticist and adjunct professor in Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University with an educational background in molecular evolution and archaeology. His group’s research uses genomic, computational, and field approaches to dissect complex traits and accelerate breeding in maize, sorghum, cassava, and a wide range of other crops. […]


Joanne Chory

Joanne Chory is a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, professor and director of the Plant Biology Laboratory, Co-director of the Harnessing Plants Initiative at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Howard H. and Maryam R. Newman Chair in Plant Biology.


Mark Cooper

Professor Mark Cooper is Chair of Prediction Based Crop Improvement at The University of Queensland, and a global leader in quantitative genetics and plant breeding. His work involves integrating genomic prediction and crop growth models into an ‘end to end’ framework for crop improvement. Professor Cooper has pioneered the development of novel genetic modelling methodologies, […]

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Carol Ibe

Dr. Carol Ibe is a Postdoctoral Scientist working on sustainable wheat production at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, United Kingdom. She obtained a PhD in Plant Sciences from the University of Cambridge where she was a Gates Scholar. Originally from Nigeria, Carol understands the urgent need to develop adequate scientific research capacity to accelerate […]


Dr. Segenet Kelemu

Dr. Segenet Kelemu, is the Director General & CEO of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) Nairobi, Kenya. She is the fourth Chief Executive Officer, and the first woman to lead icipe.  After more than 25 years in the United States of America and Latin America applying cutting-edge science that saw her […]


Zach Lippman

Zach Lippman is a Professor of Plant Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator. His research group integrates genetics, development, genomics, and genome editing to study flowering and flower production in nature and agriculture. Taking advantage of natural and induced variation in these processes in tomato and related Solanaceae plants, Lippman’s group has shown […]


Daniela Lourenco

Daniela Lourenco is an Associate Professor in Animal Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics at the University of Georgia in the United States. She has been working in this field since 2004 and her current interests include the use of genomic information to increase rates of genetic progress, the development of methods for genomic evaluations, and the […]


Dr. Adam Phillippy

Dr. Adam Phillippy is a Senior Investigator and head of the Genome Informatics Section at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). His lab develops efficient computational methods for analyzing DNA sequencing data, including tools for genome assembly, genome alignment, genome clustering, microbial forensics, and metagenomics. He is a co-founder of the Telomere-to-Telomere Consortium and […]

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Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra

Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra is a professor in the Dept. of Evolution and Ecology at the University of California, Davis. His group works on the evolutionary genetics of maize and its wild relatives the teosintes. Research in his group uses population genetic approaches to address questions ranging from transposable element evolution to the genetics of quantitative traits, […]


Nils Stein

Nils Stein, research group leader at Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, and Professor of Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources at Georg-August University Göttingen, focuses in research on structural and comparative genome analysis of the small grain cereals barley, wheat and rye – with a leading role in genome sequencing […]


Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in the field of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology in the Department of Animal Science at University of California, Davis.  She received a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and both an MS in Animal Science, and a PhD in Genetics from […]

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Susan Wessler

Susan Wessler is Distinguished Professor of Genetics and the Neil and Rochelle Campbell Chair for Innovation in Science Education at the University of California Riverside. In 2011 she was elected Home Secretary of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the first women to hold this position in its 150-year history. She is a plant […]


Our mission

The Genome Partnership convenes the world’s most revered genome science and technology conferences, bringing together top global researchers, leaders, and innovators in human health and agriculture. The Genome Partnership has been proudly organizing The Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meetings since 1999. The Genome Partnership, based in St. Louis, is a not-for-profit organization and its mission is to advance research, promote education, and expand commerce in genome science and technology. For more information visit

What the Experts Are Saying

One of humanity’s greatest challenges is to sustainably produce more food on existing agricultural lands. AGBT Ag…fosters the needed dialogue and exchange of ideas to bring about the fourth agricultural revolution.

Sarah Hearne, co-chair of the AGBT Ag conference and Principal Scientist and maize geneticist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)

One of humanity’s greatest challenges is to sustainably produce more food on existing agricultural lands. AGBT Ag…fosters the needed dialogue and exchange of ideas to bring about the fourth agricultural revolution.

Sarah Hearne, co-chair of the AGBT Ag conference and Principal Scientist and maize geneticist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)