Course in molecular analysis of fish pathogens

JAMES O. MCINERNEY James.McInerney at UCG.IE
Mon May 23 10:46:12 EST 1994


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NUCLEIC ACID TECHNIQUES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF FISH PATHOGENS:=20
DETECTION, CHARACTERISATION AND EVOLUTION

August 7th - August 17th, 1994

Department of Microbiology, University College Galway, Ireland

This intensive practical course is designed to provide a training in =
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use of nucleic acid techniques for the analysis of bacterial and vira=
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pathogens of fish. It is aimed at scientists wishing to expand their =
research=20
to include this area or younger scientists entering this field. No di=
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experience is required. This course is sponsored in part by the Europ=
ean=20
Commission (AIR Programme), University College Galway and BioResearch=
 Ireland.
 This is a residential course, without exception, and there is a char=
ge of=20
IR=A3550 towards board and lodging.

The course will cover the following techniques.


Nucleic acids isolation, Southern/Northern blotting,=20
Gene cloning, DNA sequencing,=20
Polymerase Chain Reaction,=20
Reverse Transcriptase-PCR, DNA probes,
16S ribosomal RNA Sequencing and Analysis,
Ribotyping, in situ hybridisation,
Random Amplification of Polymorphic DNA,=20
Gene Amplification from Environmental Samples,=20
Gene Amplification from Fish Tissues.


The practical work will be supplemented by lectures given by=20
University College Galway staff and invited speakers.=20
There are no formal application forms but applicants  should send=
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a copy of their CV together with a short outline of their interest to=
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Dr. Richard Powell,=20
Course Director,=20
Department of Microbiology,=20
University College Galway,=20
Ireland.

Tel: 353-91-24411 (ext 2404)                          Fax: 353-91-257=
00

Closing date for applications is 8th July 1994.




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