Leading research fellow of the Bioadaptation laboratory, Ph.D. in biology, associate professor Samira Mahammadrahim Rustamova participated in the international symposium “Digital breeding” of Society of Plant Breeding held in Tulln, Austria on 11-13 February 2020. S.M.Rustamova presented her research work in the title “Expression divergence of the DREB transcription factor among contrasting wheat genotypes under drought stress” which performed by S.M.Rustamova, academician Irada Huseynova, and professor of the University of Bonn. The Society of Plant Breeding was established in 1991 in Göttingen and has more than 850 members. Every two years, the society holds scientific symposiums on topical issues of plant breeding. The purpose of the holding symposiums is to discuss innovation in plant breeding as a global mission and discuss it on the international platform. The main topic of this symposium was on the application of digital methods to address the planet's food security in the face of climate change. S. Rustamova’s presentation was met with great interest by the symposium participants and was widely discussed.