NERC-MDIBL Environmental Genomics and Metabolomics 2016

The University of Birmingham - UK
Sunday 6 March (09:00) - Friday 11 March 2016 (15:30)

A NERC funded short course to guide genomics and metabolomics research applied to environmental sciences

For this third annual training course in Environmental Genomics and Metabolomics, the curriculum is expanded to highlight a multi-omics (system biology) approach to research in environmental sciences.

Number of places: up to 50

Participation: Open to everyone. 
Priority is given to NERC-funded PhD students and early-career scientists. Confirmation for attendance will be announced February 12, 2016. 

Bursaries: Twelve (12) bursaries are available for the metabolomics track and 18 for the genomics track, covering registration, travel and accommodations.

Costs for non-NERC funded researchers: Early bird £2105, standard £2340.

Course leaders: Professor John Colbourne, Dr Joseph Shaw, and Dr Xin Zhou will lead the genomics course. The metabolomics course will be lead by Professor Mark Viant and Dr Warwick Dunn and assisted by staff from the NERC Biomolecular Analysis Facility and Birmingham Metabolomics Training Facility.

Research Organisations involved: University of Birmingham (UK), BGI China National GeneBank (Shenzhen, China), Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (USA)

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