Designing Future Wheat (DFW) Programme: Wheat Genetics Course

An annual course on topics of Wheat Genetics and related fields will be held at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK. The first course will run in November 2018, possibly from 19-23.
All work packages will contribute towards the course content, details on content to be announced.

Previous Course: WISP course on Wheat Genetics

  • WISP Course 2016 (21-24 November 2016): Course description
  • Programme :
    • Day 1 - Monday 21 November, 9am-6pm:

      ·         Introduction of tutors and students

      ·         Strategies for the identification of useful genes in wheat germplasm collections

      ·         Plant phenotyping and crossing

    • Day 2 - Tuesday 22 November 9am-6pm:

      ·         Wheat bioinformatics: How to find 'your' gene

      ·         SNP genotyping practical

    • Day 3 - Wednesday 23 November 9am-10pm:

      ·         Genetic mapping (theory and practical)

      ·         Trip to a wheat breeding station

      Workshop dinner

    • Day 4 - Thursday 24 November 9am-5pm:

      ·         Guest speaker(s): tbc

      ·         Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) identification (theory and practical)

      ·         Final discussion(s)

                  Finish 5pm

Information on previous courses: