(POSTPONED) Practical Summer Workshop in Functional Genomics
In consideration of the current public health situation with the SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic, the CAPS Functional Genomics Workshop has been postponed until May/June of 2021. The health and well-being of our communities must be our highest priority.
Thank you for your understanding. Please stay well, and we hope to see you next year.
Focus on Plant-Microbe Interactions
The Ohio State University, Center for Applied Plant Sciences
Columbus, Ohio USA
This workshop includes daily lectures by distinguished speakers with expertise in metabolomics, high throughput sequencing, functional genomics, and fluorescent imaging. Along with seminar attendance, participants will spend time gaining hands-on laboratory experience with modules led by Ohio State faculty members Jessica Cooperstone, Jonathan Jacobs, Dave Mackey, and Jason Slot and CAPS bioinformatics specialist – Mike Sovic.
Advanced undergraduate students, master’s students, and new Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply for the workshop.
1. Identification of virulence genes of plant-pathogenic bacteria using Tn-Seq (Dr. David Mackey)
2. Visualization of plant pathogenesis (Dr. Jonathan Jacobs)
3. Investigating the phytobiome with nanopore sequencing (Dr. Jason Slot)
4. Plant Metabolomics (Dr. Jessica Cooperstone)
Confirmed Speakers :
|Monday, June 1, 2020||
University of British Columbia
|Tuesday, June 2, 2020||
University of California, Davis
|Wednesday, June 3, 2020||
|Thursday, June 4, 2020||
University of Minnesota
|Friday, June 5, 2020||
University of Massachusetts, Boston
|Monday, June 8, 2020||
University of California, Davis
|Tuesday, June 9, 2020||
University of California, Berkeley
|Wednesday, June 10, 2020||
Weitzmann Institute of Science
|Thursday, June 11, 2020||
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Cost (includes lodging, breakfasts, lunches, and events):
$2,000 single occupancy, or
$1500 shared (double) occupancy
Travel is not included in the registration cost.
Financial aid is available to help offset the cost of tuition.
A laptop computer is required for the workshop.
In the application we are asking for:
- Your contact information
- A personal statement of (500 words or less)
- A statement of need for scholarship (250 words or less, optional)
- Recent CV/Resume
The planning committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2020, and will notify applicants of the decisions on March 1, 2020.
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