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BINGO organises workshop 'New techniques for better biocontrol'
02 November 2017
On January 23, 2018, the BINGO-ITN workshop 'New techniques for better biocontrol: next-generation sequencing, genotyping and experimental evolution in insects and mites' will be organised at Koppert Biological Systems, Berkel en Rodenrijs, Netherlands.
Experts from academia will cover the use of new sequencing techniques and experimental evolution in invertebrates in the context of biological control. Confirmed speakers include: Prof John Werren (University of Rochester, USA), Prof Richard Stouthamer (University of California, USA), Dr Martijn Egas (NL), Dr Eveline Verhulst (NL), Prof Bregje Wertheim and Dr Sara Magalhães (Portugal). The full program can be found below, as well as the link to register yourself.
When: Tuesday January 23, 2018 from 8.45 - 18.00
Venue: Koppert Biological Systems, Veilingweg 14, 2651 BE Berkel en Rodenrijs, the Netherlands
Registration for the workshop: register here - There is a limited number of places available: Full is full!
Download the program:
BINGO is a Wageningen University initiative. Project BINGO stands for Breeding Invertebrates for Next Generation biocontrol. The project aims to improve the production and performance of indigenous natural enemies through selective breeding.
BINGO involves 24 senior researchers and 13 PhD students (Early Stage Researchers (ESRs)) at 12 participants from academia, non-profit organizations and industry located in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Greece and Portugal.