WISP course on Wheat Genetics

To be held at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK. Details on how to apply below.

  • 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

    More details are available here (Course Flyer). To apply please complete the Course Application Form, and send this along with your C.V. and a letter of recommendation to by 5pm on Tuesday the 21st June 2016.

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