Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop – Biotechnology for Crop Improvement 21st – 22nd September 2017

1Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop- Biotechnology for Crop Improvement 21st – 22nd September, 2017

Burgeoning human population and demand for food for them have created tremendous pressure on our current ability to produce adequate food-stock. The world is now on the verge of “Second Green Revolution” for crop improvement. Biotechnology, an emerging area in biological sciences, is dominating this revolution. The lecture series would provide a platform to interact with subject experts and to get deeper insights in the said area.

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 Major Highlights:

  • Genetically Modified Crops

  • Vector and Transgene Construction

  • Regulatory Affairs of GM Crops

  • Genome editing tools

  • functional genomics

  • RNA interference

  • Molecular Breeding

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