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Deadline for Submissions: May 1, 2019 - we are no longer accepting submissions

All registered student attendees are invited to submit a poster abstract for review by the Organizing Committee, which will select up to 5 abstracts for presentation at the conference.

Selected students will be invited to each give a 5-minute oral presentation in the workshop appropriate to the subject of the abstract submitted. The chosen winners will receive a refund of their PAG Asia 2019 registration fee.


Student Competition Submission Information

Qualifications for submission are the same as those for student registration - students must be must be Pre-Ph.D (undergraduate through doctoral students ) and will be required to upload a letter of certification from their Department Chairperson when registering for the conference. In addition to submission of a Poster Abstract, students should prepare a 15 minute talk to be presented onsite at the conference in May, should their abstract be selected.

*** You must be a registered attendee too submit to the Student Competition. ***

Important Information

  • Students wishing to apply must be registered attendees.
  • Categories are the same as those poster abstract categories.
  • Previous Student Competition winners are not eligible to apply.
  • Travel expenses are not included.


Important Dates  
Submission Deadline  May 1
Notification of Acceptance May 3



Those selected to present at the conference will receive complimentary registration (ie, their registration for PAG 2019 will be refunded.)

Student paper and poster presenters must first register and secure institutional or personal funding to attend the conference. Those students selected to present will be awarded refunds, once they are notified of their acceptance. 


Submission Procedure

Deadline for Submissions: May 1, 2019 - we are no longer accepting submissions

Students interested in submitting to the Workshop Program & Competition are requested to follow the normal procedure of online poster abstract submission. (Please see the website for additional information on Poster Abstracts. 

During the online Poster Abstract Submission process, they should choose the abstract category "Student Competition".

If you have any questions/concerns, please contact Darrin Scherago at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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2018 Student Competition Winners

Congratulations and thank you to all who participated!

2018 Program Winners










Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline - March 15, 2019 - we are no longer accepting submissions

Proposals should be developed with the intent of appealing to attendees from acoss the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with the goal of fostering development of genomic analysis of agricultural products to sustain the world food supply. PAG attendees are involved in all areas of agrigenomics including next generation sequencing, phenomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, data management, and new technologies. (View 2018 Workshop List)

Anyone planning to attend PAG Asia 2018 is welcome to submit a workshop proposal. Each workshop is 1 hour/45 minutes, with 6 speakers. (Fifteen minutes per /speaker.) We are interested in sessions which focus on, but are not limited to, crop, livestock, and aquaculture genomics, on topics such as:

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All PAG Asia participants are invited to submit abstracts for the Poster Session. A Poster Session is a presentation where materials in addition to the abstract—such as genetic maps, physical maps, photographs, graphs, and/or tables— are presented on a display board along with textual summaries of the material.