E-Series #1: Statistics & Experimental Design

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COURSE OVERVIEW:


Foundational level, designed for plant breeding, product development, agronomy, and seed professionals working in all areas, this foundational course covers topics in descriptive statistics, data visualization, distributions, correlation, regression, comparison tests, replicated experimental designs CRD, RCBD, single location, single-year analysis, and trial quality. R demos are included.

This course is recommended prerequisite for UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy.​​​​​​​

April 4 & 6, 2023

(2 - half days, ONLINE)
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pacific time zone (PDT)

Early Registration Price: $740*
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Regular Registration Price: $850
*(Early Registration ends January 31st, 2023)

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INSTRUCTORS:

 

AlexandraTomerius

Alexandra Tomerius
While earning her doctorate at the University of Hohenheim, Dr. Alexandra Tomerius worked in close cooperation with private industry plant breeding companies. She further devoted herself to the optimization of plant breeding as a post-graduate through early work as a research associate and later work as a freelance consultant. She was involved in projects related to the optimization of breeding winter wheat (Lochow-Petkus GmbH) and winter oilseed rape (DSV Deutsche Saatveredelung, Lippstadt). Since 2011, she has been and still is working for different private companies as a plant breeding consultant as well as giving training courses to academia and private industry in various fields of plant breeding, with a focus on statistics, field trial design, and breeding scheme optimization. 

 

JovanDjordjevic

Jovan Djordjevic
Jovan Djordjevic spent over 25 cumulative years with Monsanto, Limagrain, and BASF Vegetable Seeds, where he was most recently director of their research and breeding teams and developed crop strategy (vegetable seeds) as BASF Vegetable's Global R and D Team Lead for breeding. An accomplished and experienced plant breeder, he brings broad-based expertise in plant breeding research and development, including the application of new technologies in breeding, building innovation culture & teams, linking business and complex R and D activities, and building organizational strategies centered around customers and consumers. Jovan is passionate about plant breeding and research technologies contributing to world food production, in particular those that involve fewer detrimental environmental impacts.

 

Attention International students: Please note before you register that you may enter your international phone number in the "Course Registration Information" section but in the "Contact information/Billing information" section, phone numbers must be in US format so you can enter: (530) 400-1234. Email jerobinson@ucdavis.edu with any additional questions or issues you may have. 

Questions? Contact us at sbc@ucdavis.edu