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