Are you conducting genetic research on a Triticeae cereal crop in Africa and want to take advantage of the latest genomic and germplasm resources to facilitate your research, even with limited bioinformatics skills?

About this workshop
This workshop is designed to introduce you to readily available genome sequence, marker and germplasm resources that can help accelerate your research. You will be taught how to access, query and download sequence and variation (SNP) data from publicly available genome databases.
You will also be taught how to use currently available mutant and association mapping populations to dissect the genetic control of your trait of interest.
In addition to learning these valuable skills, the workshop also serves as a consultation forum to discuss the current state of Triticeae cereal research especially for African cereal crops such as wheat, barley and teff. This will give you the opportunity to have a say on the development of new resources that are pertinent and relevant to cereal crop research in the African context.

Researchers with limited bioinformatics skills but with basic molecular biology skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants currently conducting genetic research in cereal crops in national research institutes or universities will preferably be considered.

The deadline for applying for this workshop has passed.

Key Dates

The application deadline for participants: 10 November
Notification to selected applicants: Friday 25 November.