New ICGI co-chairs have been elected
Apr 23, 2015

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International Cotton Genome Initiative (ICGI) has completed 2015 election process, and as a result, six new co-chairs for overall chairing and ICGI work groups have been elected for 2017-2019 terms:


ICGI Overall – Dr. John Yu (USA)


Breeding and Applied Genomics – Dr. Jodi Scheffler (USA)


Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics – Dr. Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov (Uzbekistan)


Functional Genomics – Dr. Guoli Song ( China)


Germplasm & Genetic Stocks - Dr. Xiongming Du (China)


Structural Genomics – Dr. Wangzhen Guo (China)


Moreover, per election results, 95-97% voters approved new Workgroup structure of ICGI and uses of ICGI funds.


Congratulations for successful election process to ICGI and its new co-chairs!


Details of ICGI election results can be fount at: http://www.cottongen.org/icgi/elections



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