Crop Biotech Update

African Scientists Trained on Novel Genotyping Tool

August 28, 2013

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics' (ICRISAT) office in Nairobi, Kenya has organized a workshop on novel genotyping tool among African scientists working mainly on cereal genomics. The workshop was held at the Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BECA - ILRI) hub. It was co-organized by the Institute for Genomic Diversity at Cornell University, with facilitators from Cornell University and ICRISAT.The workshop drew 32 participants from Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Niger and Zambia, representing both CGIAR centers and national programs.

See ICRISAT's news release at http://www.icrisat.org/newsroom/latest-news/happenings/happenings1585.htm#2.