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 AFRICAN BIOSCIENCES LTD PRESENTS TRAINING WORKSHOP BASIC GENOMICS AND BASIC BIOINFORMATICS (Hosted by Dept of Aquaculture & Fisheries Management, University of Ibadan)

AUDIENCE

This workshop is aimed at senior undergraduate, postgraduate students, lecturers and scientists in the biological and life sciences.

OBJECTIVES AND WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

This workshop is designed to introduce concepts of genomics and it also assumes that participants have little or no knowledge. The workshop consists of 2 modules, lasting 5 days from Monday to Friday. Each module is free standing and independent and may be taken individually or together. Participants are required to have and bring their own laptops with a minimum of 1 GB RAM. Free high speed 4G WiFi access will be provided at the workshop.

Date: August 21 – 25, 2017

Time: 8 AM – 6 PM Daily

Venue: Dept of Aquaculture & Fisheries Management, University of Ibadan

FEE

Basic Genomics Module  – ₦40,000

Basic Bioinformatics Module – ₦30,000

Both   – ₦60,000

Students with ID get 10% off.

Course Descriptions

 Basic Genomics

Theory and practice of modern genetics. Chromosomal theory of inheritance, structure and organization of genetic material in the cell, chromosomes, genes and alleles. Genome structure in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, gene expression and regulation. Basics of recombinant DNA technology and application of molecular techniques. Lab exercises include nucleic acid extraction, PCR primer design and amplification; PCR amplification; PCR-RFLP and agarose gel electrophoresis.

Duration: 3 days

 Basic Bioinformatics

This course involves a guided tour of biological sequences databases for DNA, RNA and protein, and introduction to bioinformatics resources and methods for biologists. Course covers accessing, searching, retrieving and analyzing molecular data. Participants will learn about public domain molecular data to design research projects in animal and plant biology, microbiology and biomedical and health sciences. Lab exercises include overview of NCBI resources, BLAST and basics of sequence alignments.

Duration: 2 days

COURSE CONTENT

This full hands-on course will cover DNA and RNA extraction, PCR amplification, cDNA synthesis, RT-PCR analysis,  Related hands-on computational exercises will cover BLAST and sequence alignments, gene prediction`1 and RNA structure and protein structure.

Register - Basic Genomics & Basic Bioinformatics- August, 2017

University of Ibadan.
    Students with ID get 10% off.

PAYMENT DETAILS AND MANUAL REGISTRATION

Bank: Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB)
Account No.. 0178353509
Account Name: African Biosciences Ltd.
After making  payment, send  details to workshops@africanbio.com  or call Ginika on 080106940172 to complete your registration



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