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DBT to organize 5-day workshop on genome editing in plants

To acknowledge the importance of strategies & techniques in genome modification, as modern-day essential tools for research & development, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India along with Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) supports the “Indo-U.S. Genome Engineering/Editing Technology Initiative (GETin)” program.

 

Under this program, a 5-days workshop on Genome Editing in Plants is being organised at Biotech Auditorium, University of Delhi, South Campus, DhaulaKuan, New Delhi 110 021 from May 27th to 31st 2019. The title of the workshop is “CRISPR/Cas mediated genome editing in plants: Applications, tools and experimental design”.

 

On May 27th- Inauguration and Introduction 10:00 AM – 4.00 PM, May 28 Applications and Experimental Designs 10:00 AM – 4.00 PM, May 29 Tools and Protocols (Hands-on experience conducted by Prof. Srivastava) 10:00 AM – 4.00 PM, May 30 Data Analysis (Hands-on experience conducted by Prof. Srivastava) 10:00 AM – 4.00 PM, May 31 Laboratory Visits in Batches 10:00 AM – 4.00 PM Applications are invited from Ph.D. students, Post-Docs & Young faculty (Professors/Scientists).

 

Interested candidates can submit one-page resume with research interest to Prof. M V Rajam, Department of Genetics, Univ. of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi through email at rajam.mv@gmail.com or Prof. Vibha Srivastava, Indo-U.S. GETin Visiting Fellow, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, USA at vibhas@uark.edu. Application Deadline: May 20th 2019.

 

There will be no participation fee for the workshop. No TA/DA or accommodation will be provided for the workshop. Screened applications will be informed through email.

A 5-days workshop on Genome Editing in Plants is being organised at Biotech Auditorium, University of Delhi, South Campus, DhaulaKuan, New Delhi

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