Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center

Welcome to the SBC



The mission of the Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) is to mobilize the research, educational and outreach resources of UC Davis in partnership with the seed and biotechnology industries to facilitate discovery and commercialization of new seed technologies for agricultural and consumer benefit.

News and Updates

August 2015

New SBC Annual Report available, 15th Anniversary!
Annual Report 2014 Cover

New GMO Controversy: Are the Herbicides Dangerous? Director of the Seed Biotechnology Center, Dr. Kent Bradford, sheds light on this matter. Read more...

July 2015

LGC and the African Orphan Crop Consortium (AOCC) expand co-operation to accelerate Marker-Assisted Selection

 European Plant Breeding Academy Class III graduates!

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The next class of the European Plant Breeding Academysm starts in October 2015. 

June 2015

 Dr. Gurdev Khush, UC Davis Alumnus and Adjunct Professor, was honored at last month's Plant Breeding for Food Security Symposium. Read full article in the Plant Breeding Center June newsletter.

March 2015

Upcoming Courses & Events

Event Name

An Endowment for the Future

Endowment pic of Kent

Kent J. Bradford
Endowed Chair in Seed Science


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