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PAG ASIA in Singapore.
Click below to view the Scientific Program and learn about our speakers and sessions.
There will be an area for Tabletop Exhibits of equipment, services & publications related to genetics.
We have a package of Sponsorship Opportunities available to help you reach this highly specialized audience.

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel June 6-8,  2016

In response to the expanding global population, worldwide climate changes, and dramatic plant and animal genome research occurring in Asia Pacific, the organizers of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference are planning a short version of PAG to be held in Singapore.


Plenary Speakers (click photo for bio)

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    Seoae Cho
  • alan.cooper-120
    Alan Cooper
  • matthew.harris-120
    Matthew Harris
  • SukHa.Lee-120
    Suk-Ha Lee
  • Jie.Luo-120
    Jie Luo
  • graham.moore-120
    Graham Moore

** Submission Deadline is May 15, 2016 **

pagasia16-cfp-workshopsThe PAG ASIA conference is now entering its 4th year and will be held June 6-8, 2016 in Singapore. There will be approximately 18 workshops, 6 plenary talks, industry workshops, a poster session, and an expo of 30+ tabletop exhibits, from leading companies in the life sciences industry.
Nearly 300 attendees have registered in past years, working in all areas of agrigenomics including next generation sequencing, phenomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, data management, and new technologies.
Each workshop is 2 hours long, with 6 speakers. Twenty minutes will be allotted for each speaker.

For additional information on past conferences, please view archived programs and abstracts from the 2015 Online Program and 2014 Online Program in the Archives section.


Read more: Call for Workshop Proposals

Rates (Early Registration)

Non-Profit - $490 USD

Industry  $900 USD

Student - $290 USD



Discounted Early Registration rates will end April 22, 2016.

Please see the Registration Page for more info.




  • Industry - includes those at companies and commercial organizations
  • Non-profit - includes those at University and Government organizations
  • Student - must be Pre-Ph.D and upload a letter of certification from their Department Chairperson

Learn More About Registration

Below is the Proposed Workshop List:

  • Buffalo 1 - Asian,
  • Buffalo 2 - Recent Advances in Buffalo Genomics and Mgmt
  • Computational Challenges And Methods In Transcripts Assembly And Quantification Using RNA-seq
  • Finding Function in Crop Genomes
  • Fish Genomes and Transcriptomes
  • Genome Editing in Livestock -  Breakthroughs and Applications
  • Genome of the Western Lowland Gorilla
  • Genomic Resources at the EBI
  • International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC)
  • Genomic Resources at the EMBL-EBI
  • Legumes in Asia
  • New Dimensions in Livestock Genomic Era (Cattle/Buffalo/Sheep/Goat)
  • Soybean Genome
  • Swine Genome
  • Translational Genomics for Agriculture
  • Wheat Genomics In Agriculture
  • Seoae Cho, C&K Genomics, South Korea
  • Alan Cooper, University of Adelaide,
  • Australia
  • Matthew Harris, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Suk-Ha Lee, Seoul National University,
  • South Korea
  • Jie Luo, Huazhong Agricultural
  • University, China
  • Graham Moore, John Innes Centre, UK



Conference Co-Chairs

László Orbán Ph.D.
Senior Principal Investigator
Reproductive Genomics Group
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory,

Stephen Heller, Ph.D.
USDA Retired and Chair
of the Plant and Animal
Genome Conference, USA

Organizing Committee

Rudi Appels
Murdoch University, AUSTRALIA

Kwan-Suk Kim, Ph.D.
Chungbuk National University,
South Korea

Susan McCouch, Ph.D.
Cornell University, USA

Graham Moore, Ph.D.
John Innes Centre, UK

Max Rothschild, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, USA

Rajeev K. Varshney, Ph.D.
International Crops Research
Institutefor the Semi-Arid Tropics

Rod A. Wing, Ph.D.
University of Arizona, USA

Qifa Zhang, Ph.D.
Huazhong Agricultural University, CHINA

Shu-Hong Zhao
Huazhong Agricultural University, CHINA

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Please note, PAG Asia is being held in addition to the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) which will be in San Diego, January 14-18, 2017

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