Genotyping by Sequencing (GBS): IGD and the Computational Biology Service Unit are jointly offering two-day workshops on GBS. The next one has been scheduled for June 17-18, 2013. More details here. Or watch the videos of a recent GBS workshop, or see photos.
Genotyping by Sequencing (GBS): IGD and ICRISAT-Patancheru co-hosting a GBS workshop February 26 - March 1, 2013. Read the ICRISAT Happenings news article about it here.
A workshop "New tools for molecular breeding", co-sponsored by the American Society of Plant Biologists, the African Crop Science Society, the Generation Challenge Program, IGD, USDA, and Embrapa, was held 14-17 November, 2011, in Nairobi. Download the course description here or get the agenda. See the photo gallery
Training Course on the Use of Molecular Markers for Marker Assisted Selection. 7 February – 18 February 2011. University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Co-organizer with University of Ibadan and the Kirkhouse Trust Foundation.
Training Course on Genetic Analyses for Cassava Breeding. 3 August – 8 August 2009. IITA-Nairobi & The Institute for Genomic Diversity (Cornell University)
Training Course on the Use of Molecular Markers for Marker Assisted Selection. 30 June – 11 July 2008. Biotechnology Centre of the University of Ghana, Legon. Co-organizer with University of Ghana and the Kirkhouse Trust Foundation.
Marker Assisted Breeding: Training course on the use of molecular markers. July 2 – July 13, 2007. Biotechnology Centre of the University of Ghana, Legon. Co-organizer with University of Ghana and the Kirkhouse Trust Foundation.
Plant Genetic Diversity and Molecular Marker Assisted Breeding: A workshop for the Generation Challenge Program. May 22 – June 1, 2005. Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Molecular Markers and High Throughput Strategies for Plant Breeding. March 2 – 3, 2005. Department of Plant Breeding, Cornell University.
Needs assessment workshop for National Agricultural Research Systems. August 2-6, 2004. Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. Co-organizer, with CGIAR Generation Challenge Program and IPGRI.
Molecular markers’ use in plant genetic studies and improvement. Training course. Caracas, Venezuela. February 9-20, 2004. Co-organizer, with IPGRI and Fundacion IDEA.
Facilitating the improvement of pearl millet in West Africa through conventional and molecular plant breeding, farmers’ participation, and comparative genomics strategies. Bamako, Mali. October 9-12, 2002. Co-organizer, with ICRISAT-Mali.