Biometrics Unit, ICRISAT in collaboration with Professor Karl Broman from the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Dr. T. Nepolean from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India is organizing a training course on R and R/QTL - to run from 3rd to 6th December 2012. Please see attached flyer for more details.
This course is designed specifically for researchers and students from the fields of plant breeding, molecular biology, agricultural biotechnology and bioinformatics and biometrics. During the course participants will learn phenotypic and genotypic data analysis including linear and mixed models in experimental designs, generation of BLUPs, genetic linkage map construction and QTL mapping using the freely available, robust and versatile statistical computing software platform “R”.
The course will be divided into the following three modules:
This course is designed specifically for researchers and students from the fields of plant breeding, molecular biology, agricultural biotechnology and bioinformatics and biometrics.
Registration, Course Fees & Accommodation
Last date for registration is 30th October 2012. Course fees is US$ 200.00 or Indian Rupees 10,000.00. Course fee includes lunch and coffee breaks for the 4 days.
Course participants are advised to stay at ICRISAT accommodation facilities, for which the costs are as follows:
Dormitories : US$ 15.00 or Indian Rupees 750.00 per day
Flats : US$ 47.00 or Indian Ruppess 2350. per day
Day care services can be arranged for parcipants who intend to bring children below 4 years old with them, at a cost of
US$ 4.00 or Indian Rupees 200.00 per day.
A limited number of scholarships to cover course fees & accommodaon are available. To apply please send your application (including CV and justification before) 30th September 2012. A committee will review all the applications and communicate the results by 15th October 2012.