LANDSCAPE GENOMICS WORKSHOP – DAY 1

24 01 2011

 

West African cattle. Credit: ilri.org

It’s Day 1 of the long-awaited Landscape genomics workshop and it’s going to be a whole day of learning new topics and interacting with scientists.

Here’s the program for Day 1;

Monday 24 January, 2011

  • 8:00–‐8:30: Arrival and Registration
  • 8:30–‐9:00: Introduction to the courses
  • 9:00–‐10:00: Presentation of the NextGen project
  • 10:00-­10:30: Coffee break
  • 10:30–‐11:00: Livestock diversity and husbandry practices in Uganda
  • 11:00–‐11:30: Livestock diversity and husbandry practices in Morocco
  • 11:30–‐12:00: Livestock diversity and husbandry practices in Iran
  • 12:00-­13:30: Lunch
  • 13:30–‐14:15: The use of molecular tools to infer population structure and evolution of Africa’s large mammals
  • 14:15–‐15:00: Livestock diseases in Africa
  • 15:00-­15:30: Coffee break
  • 15:30–‐16:00: Diagnostic of genetic defects in livestock
  • 16:00–‐17:00: Basic concepts in population genetics

I am looking forward to the afternoon session especially the one at 13:30 (The use of molecular tools to infer population structure and evolution of Africa’s large mammals) and the last one (Basic concepts in population genetics).

Hopefully, these courses will give me some background knowledge i will need for a Genetics course i am going to do this coming semester.

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25 01 2011
LANDSCAPE GENOMICS WORKSHOP – DAY 2 « My College Days

[…] It’s Day 2 of the Landscape Genomics Workshop and today, we will be learning about quite a number of topics that i am very interested in. Today’s topics are of a longer duration than those of day 1. […]

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