Training School on
“New Genetic Engineering Techniques for Tree Improvement
Training school supported by EU COST Action FP0905 "Biosafety of Forest Transgenic Trees:
improving the scientific basis for safe tree development and implementation of EU policy directives"
12th - 14th February 2013
Target audience: Early stage researchers (ESR) at PhD or postdoctoral level with research interest in plant genetics, genomics, and regulatory implications of applied plant genetics. Financial support is available for up 25 students (see selection below).
Scientific Management Team (STM)
Jeremy Sweet, Gilles Pilate, Matthias Fladung, Jorge Paiva, Susana Araújo, Pedro Fevereiro.
Location: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB)/Instituto de Biologia Expeimental e Tecnologica (IBET), Oeiras, Portugal (near Lisbon Airport).
Topic: New Genetic Engineering Techniques for Tree Improvement
Programme and information: (download)
Application (dead line 10/01/2014)
To be filled in and submitted online with enclosures
1. Curriculum Vitae (download template)
2. A motivation letter (1 page) clearly explaining the benefit of attending the Training School.
Submissions are closed