Frontiers and Techniques In Plant Science


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Friday, June 30, 2017 to Thursday, July 20, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Labs, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Sean Cutler, University of California Riverside
  • Uta Paszkowski, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Nicholas Provart, University of Toronto, Canada

The Frontiers and Techniques in Plant Science course provides an intensive overview of topics in plant genetics, physiology, biochemistry, development, and evolution and hands-on experiences in molecular, analytical, computational and high throughput approaches to understanding plant biology. It emphasizes recent results from model organisms including Arabidopsis, maize and tomato as well as a variety of other plants and provides an introduction to current methods used in basic and applied plant biology, both theoretically and practically.

Cost (including board and lodging): $4,800

Students accepted into the course should plan to arrive by early evening on June 29 and plan to depart after lunch on July 20.