Root Phenotyping Workshop: Evaluation of Root Traits for Improved Adaptation in Edaphic Stresses, 10 - 11 July 2019

Date: 
10 - 11 July 2019
 
Venue: 
Auditorium, Sirindhorn Science Home, Thailand Science Park, Thailand
 
Organized by: 
• The Rice Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Thailand
• Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand 
• National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Thailand
 
In collaboration with: 
• University of Nottingham, UK 
• The Pennsylvania State University, USA
• International Rice Research Institute, the Philippines
 
Objectives: 
• To better understanding of the participants on root research including basic root biology, methodologies and technologies in root research, as well as the application of the knowledge in plant breeding programs
• To demonstrate and practice different approaches including shovelomics and image analyses for rice root study
 
Workshop outline:
The 2-day workshop will begin with an introductory and lecture session designed to stimulate participant understanding of root biology by presentation of material covering the fundamental of root development and physiology that form the basis of the concept. The remainder of the workshop will be structured with lectures on root phenotyping approaches, technologies, and data interpretation in the morning and laboratory and field practices in the afternoon.
*All the participants are required to bring their own laptop for the image analysis practice session
 
Target group:
Farmers, breeders, students, government and university researchers, and technicians. 
  
Number of Participants:
30 persons 
 
Language: 
Mainly, the workshop will be instructed in Thai except Dr. Amelia Henry’s lecture which will be instructed in English without translation. 
 
Registration Fee:
• General 3,000 Baht 
• Student 2,000 Baht 
These fees are inclusive of 7% VAT, lunch and refreshment each day. However, all of the participants must be responsible for their own accommodation and transportation. 

 

Registration Deadline: 25 June 2019 or when fully participants registration

  

 

For further information, please contact:

Technical Training Unit
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Rd., Khlong Nueng
Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120 Thailand
Phone: (66) 2564 6700 ext. 3379-3382 Fax: (66) 2564 6574
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

DATE AND VENUE:
Lecture Session
19 March 2019, Pullman Bangkok King Power, Bangkok, Thailand

Workshop Sessions
Workshop 1: 
MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry: A Reliable and Robust Method for Strains Identification and Characterization
20 – 21 March 2019
BT-127/2, BIOTEC Building, Thailand Science Park, Pathum Thani, Thailand

Workshop 2: 
The Basics of Fungal Systematics: From Sequence Data to Phylogenetic-based Techniques and Introduction to Genomics
20 March 2019
NT-Bussakorn, NECTEC Building, Thailand Science Park, Pathum Thani, Thailand

Workshop 3: 
Identification of Mitosporic Fungi
21 – 22 March 2019
BT-127/1, BIOTEC Building, Thailand Science Park, Pathum Thani, Thailand

ORGANIZED BY: 
Thailand Bioresource Research Center (TBRC), National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), 
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Thailand

IN COLLABORATION WITH:
• National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE), Japan
• World Data Center for Microorganisms (WDCM)
• ASEAN Network on Microbial Utilization (AnMicro)

UNDER PATRONAGE OF:
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok, Thailand

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
Lecture Session
80 Persons

Workshop Sessions 
Workshop 1: 20 Persons
Workshop 2: 20 Persons
Workshop 3: 14 Persons

LANGUAGE:
All lectures will be given in English without translation. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 
1 March 2019

REGISTRATION FEES:
*For those who would like to attend workshop session are required to attend the lecture session. 
   • Lecture: General     1,500 Baht 
   • Lecture: Student     1,000 Baht 
   • Workshop 1             2,500 Baht 
   • Workshop 2             1,000 Baht
   • Workshop 3             2,500 Baht
These fees are inclusive of 7% VAT, lunch and refreshment each day. However, all of the participants must be responsible for their own accommodation and transportation.

 

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WEBSITE:

http://www.biotec.or.th/th/index.php/ประกาศ/งานประชุม/1288-international-workshop-on-bioresource-center-connecting-the-nature,-creating-the-future


For more information, please contact
Technical Training Unit
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Rd., 
Khlong Nueng, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120
Tel: +66 2564 6700 ext. 3379-3382 Fax: +66 2564 6574
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.