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Are you interested in learning more about the basics of genomics?

Are you interested in learning more about the basics of genomics, recent developments in tools and how they could be effectively applied in livestock breeding programmes? You can now access a set of modules that the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) produced in their role of Training, Knowledge Transfer and Sustainability Partner in the Gene2Farm EU project . Although the...
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New method to generate extended data for genome assemblies

Scientists at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) have developed a new library construction method for genome sequencing that can simultaneously construct long-range data with reduced DNA input, time and cost. Long range genetic data (long mate pair – LMP) is an invaluable source for plant, crop and animal genetic research. Sequencing genomes requires breaking them into small manageable...
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Agri-food training courses, including Genetics and Genomics in Agriculture

The Advanced Training Partnership for Sustainable and Efficient Food Production is offering several training courses in March 2014: ·  Agriculture and Society  -  looks at the ever-changing dynamics between producers and consumers - 6 th  & 7 th  March at  Bangor University   http://www.atp-pasture.org.uk/en/calendar/agriculture-and-society-workshop...
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Nuffield scholarship report on sheep genomics

The report "Sheep genomics: the future of profitable performance prediction", written by Nuffield Scholar Robert Hodgkins can now be accessed here: http://www.nuffieldinternational.org/rep_pdf/1380444290Rob-Hodgkins-report-2012.pdf   As is described in the report, the Objectives of the Study Tour were as follows:  To establish the current state of sheep genomics, in...
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