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Introduction to Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics Training Workshop 2017
Please complete all the fields with asterisk (*) :

Personal Details

* First name * Other name
* Nationality * Country where you are currently employed or residing
* Date of Birth * Email
* Office telephone number * Mobile telephone number
* Gender Male: Female:

Employment/Professional Details

* Name of Institue/Organisation and Department
* Your current position (e.g. Scientist, Lecturer, Technician, Others (please specify))
Link to Institutional website
(if available)
* Full institute/Organization mailing address
* Are you currently studying for a higher degree? State which degree (e.g. : MSc. or PhD.)

Rank your proficiency in the below skills

* English language proficiency-Written
* English language proficiency-Spoken
Research speciality

* Briefly describe your speciality / research area
(250 words maximum)
* Please describe your motivation & expectations in appling for this training workshop:
(250 words maximum)
* Please list the titles and funding sources of research projects that you are actively involved in and your own:
(260 words maximum)
* Describe your role(s) at your institution/organization and how exactly this training would benefit your research programme, department and institution as a whole (e.g., how will you use the skills in research or in training):
(260 words maximum)
* List the DNA sequencing equipment in your institution (e.g. Sanger, Illumina or Ion Torrent)?
* List the bioinformatics softwares and databases you have used ?
Examples of your recent publications:
(5 maximum)

* Have you previously attended a BecA workshop or received a BecA-Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund Fellowship?
Yes: No:
If so, give details:

Do you have acess to the following equipment at your home institutite?
check the boxes that apply

Agarose gel electrophoresis equipment: Gel documentation system (UV transilluminator, camera, computer):
Wet ice maker: Liquid Nitrogen:
+ 4℃ fridge / coldroom: - 20℃ Freeze:
- 80℃ Freeze: PCR thermocycler:
Pipettes for volumes in the range 1ul to 1ml: Spectrophotometer (UV/VIS):
Water bath(s): Incubator cabinet (37℃):
Autoclave: pH meter:
Magnetic stirrer: MilliQ pure water supply (or equivalent):
Easy access to supply of reagent for molecular biology: Funds to purchase reagents for molecular biology:
Good internet connection: Reliable electricity supply:

CV and Recommendation

*Curriculun Vitae
Upload CV using the attached format. Workshop Applicant CV Format (click to download)

(maximum 1500 words or 2MB):

*Letter of nomination/recommendation
Please upload a signed and dated letter of nomination/recommendation for your application, obtained from the head of your department or institute.

(maximum 1500 words or 2MB)

The letter must:

• Include an institute/organization letterhead;
• Confirm that the applicant is a full-time member of staff or have a strong affiliation with the institute;
• State the role of the applicant at the institute/organization;
• Describe how skills lecular Biology and Bioinformatics would benefit the applicant, their research program, and    their department and institute/organization;
• State that the head of the department or institute/organization has read and understood this application in its    entirety;

Please name the file ‘LoN’ and include your name, e.g. LoN-Mercy Kenga.pdf

Submit Application