AB-RMS Symposium & Postgraduate Course: Root Infection Biology, Feb 2006, Germany

AB-RMS Symposium & Postgraduate Course: Root Infection Biology, Feb 2006, Germany

The Second Baltic Sea Region SYMPOSIUM AND POSTGRADUATE COURSE of the network AB-RMS (Agro–Biotechnology focused on Root-Microbe Systems) will concentrate on ROOT INFECTION BIOLOGY: PATHOGENIC INTERACTIONS.

DEADLINE for applications: December 9, 2005

PhD students and scientists active within plant and microbial research or associated topics are invited to participate. A total of 20 scientists and 30 PhD students can obtain financial support for participation from the organizers.

The event will take place at University of Hamburg, Germany, on February
25 – March 3, 2006. Invited teachers include Dr. Anne Osbourn (John Innes Centre, UK) on fungal infections in roots, Dr. Kornelia Smalla (BBA- Braunschweig, Germany) on nucleic acid extraction from soil, and Dr.
Dietrich Lesemann and Dr. Renate König (BBA-Braunschweig) on soil-borne viruses.

The programme and application form can be found at:
http://www.honeybee.helsinki.fi/mmsbl/Kpat/AB-RMS/courses.htm

The research consortium of the 10 Baltic Sea region countries working on Potato mop-top virus will have the annual project meeting prior to the AB- RMS course in Hamburg.

For further information, contact: jari.valkonen@helsinki.fi orGuenter.adam@iangbot.uni-hamburg.de

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