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Important Announcements

September 12, 2017

  • The Dear Colleague Letter for Developing Country Collaborations in Plant Genome Research is no longer available until further notice.
  • The BREAD Program is not available to receive applications. The future of the BREAD program is under discussion and information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

(updated: September 12, 2017)

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