• SAMS Strategy
    Algaculture for Biotechnology
    Online Training Course
    24-26 February 2021

Algaculture for Biotechnology Online Training Course

24-26 February 2021

In order to be Covid19 safe, this year we will be delivering our training via an online platform. The course is aimed at students, technicians, early career researchers, industry professionals and algae enthusiasts. You are invited to register for this unique course comprising:

Short lectures from our SAMS experts on:

Legal Issues
Algae in Biotechnology: Opportunities and Challenges
Algal Sequencing and Bioinformatics
Large scale microalgal culture
Macroalgal Culture

Practical Demonstrations by our technical experts on:

Media prep
Strain Isolation
Macroalgal Scale-up

Opportunities for discussion, questions and networking will be timetabled in and there will be some fun practical tasks for participants.

The training is being financially supported by Algae-UK and the British Phycological Society, however, a fee of £50 to cover costs will be charged.

Spaces will be limited, so please apply by 7th February by emailing ccap@sams.ac.uk with a short message providing your name, position and place of work. Students should channel their application via their supervisor to indicate their endorsement. On confirmation that you have been selected to join the course, you will be contacted with payment details.

Student Course Members: We are delighted to announce support from the British Phycological Society (BPS). Applicants who are student members of the Society can apply to have the course fee refunded by a BPS student award. To apply for this you must submit your application by the 1st February 2021 If successful, the BPS will refund you directly for the course fee. Apply here https://brphycsoc.org/awards_training/

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