THE PLANT GENOMICS CONGRESS:- UTILIZING NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING AS A TOOL FOR PROGRESSING PLANT RESEARCH
13-14th May 2013
Attracting experts working in areas such as plant sciences, next generation sequencing, genomics, epigenetics, bioinformatics and data management the conference will examine the latest NGS platforms and technologies suitable for progressing plant based research as well as tools to enable successful analysis.
Plant research has transformed dramatically over the last 5 years as a result of the revolutionary breakthroughs and reduction in cost in sequencing. Plants including rice, papaya, maize and most recently tomato, banana and barley have been successfully sequenced and a wide range of biological data sets made available. Plant scientists are therefore making use of state of the art sequencing platforms to help explain biological principals, advance research and therefore enable benefits such as crop improvement by harnessing the greater understanding of plant genomes.
Should you be either an expert already using NGS for plant analysis with a desire to extend your knowledge or for researchers keen to invest in sequencing technology and looking to learn which platform suits your requirements - the conference will provide an interactive networking forum to answer your queries through a vibrant exhibition room full of technology providers showcasing their technologies and other solutions, expert led case study presentations and interactive Q&A panel discussions.
A 3 for 2 deal on delegate packages as well as 10% discount on individual registrations is available until Thursday, 31st January.
Visit the Congress website: http://www.globalengage.co.uk/plantgenomics.html
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