The University of Sydney, Australia, Plant Breeding Institute, 107 Cobbitty Rd., Cobbitty NSW 2570, will be hosting the 9th Workshop on QTL Mapping and Breeding Simulation from the 7th to the 9th of March 2012.
Through lectures, discussions and practical sessions , the workshop will focus on:
Primary Resource Persons
The workshop is targetted at graduate students, plant geneticists and plant breeders in Australia who are interested in applied quantitative genetics, linkage analysis, linkage map construction, QTL mapping, simulation and optimization of breeding strategies. Participants should be familiar with basic methods in plant genetics, plant breeding and statistics.
There will be no charge for the workshop, and lunches will be provided by The University of Sydney.However, each participant will have to cover his/her own travelling and accommodation expenses.
Note: Each participant must bring a laptop computer that can run Microsoft Windows applications. A USB memory stick will be distributed at the beginning of the workshop, containing the lecture presentations, QTL IciMapping integrated software V3.2, QU-GENE simulation tools, exercises and answers, etc.
Registration and Enquiries
Registration forms (attached) must be sent to Professor Richard Trethowan:
Deadline: 25th of February 2012.