International Winter School „Molecular Biology in Animal Sciences“ taking place on November 13th -17th 2017 in Tartu, Estonia
We are happy to invite you to participate in international winter school „Molecular Biology in Animal Sciences“ taking place on November 13th -17th 2017 in Tartu, Estonia. The first three days of the programme will take place in the Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu (SIME building, Ravila 14b, Tartu). The programme on 16th and 17th of November will take place in the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences (Kreutzwaldi 62, Tartu). The main organizers of the winter school are Graduate School in Biomedicine and Biotechnology and Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine through Estonian University of Life Sciences ASTRA programme „Value-chain based bio-economy“, Transgeno ERA Chair project team from the University of Tartu and SEARMET project from the Estonian University of Life Sciences.
The winter school will introduce participants to different methods for studying animal models at the molecular level, especially as it pertains to reproduction. Lectures will include opportunities to gain hands-on-experience in using state of the art equipment such as CRISPR/Cas9 genomic and epigenomic editing and Affymetrix microarray equipment. Participants will also be given guidance on how to process and interpret the data generated from many of these methods and how they can be translated between subdisciplines.
The lecturers of the winter school are from the partner universities of Transgeno ERA Chair and SEARMET projects such as University of Tartu and University of Copenhagen from Denmark. Scientists from the University of Teramo from Italy, and Tallinn University of Technology give also their contribution.
- Working language of the event is English.
- There is no participation fee but due to limited number of participants prior registration before October 31st 2017 is needed.
- Programme and additional information about the speakers are available here.
- Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeC6v0V7NYED1avv8ZIyC82tZtMSZFn8f1JKKU5_ZKIeL0n3g/viewform?usp=sf_link
- Please note that for foreign students, there is some travel support available while you are planning to present your research during Students’ session on Friday, Nov 17th at 13:15 – 15:15.
Organizers: Graduate School in Biomedicine and Biotechnology and Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine through Estonian University of Life Sciences ASTRA programme, H2020 project "Scientific Excellence in Animal Reproductive Medicine and Embryo Technology" (SEARMET, No 692299) and H2020 project „The ERA Chair for Translational Genomics and Personalized Medicine“ (Transgeno, Nr 668989).
Additional information: Prof. Ülle Jaakma, Ylle.Jaakma@emu.ee
SEARMET project assistant Hemminki Otstavel, email@example.com
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