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Quantitative Ecology Workshop – Yaounde, Cameroon

Quantitative Ecology Workshop Jan 28-Feb 4, 2019 Biodiversity Initiative is hosting a quantitative ecology workshop For Cameroonians and Equatoguineans.  Applications are due December 15th. Please see below and here on BI’s website for more information.       Additional information/practical details: The 7-day workshop will be hosted at IITA Nkolbisson. Looking for highly-motivated Masters, PhD. or […]

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Phylogenetic Workshop

A Phylogenetic Workshop on the basics of various phylogenetic techniques will cover the steps required from checking a sequence to constructing a tree. The event will be held at CBI from 13-17 November 2017. Interested participants should contact: Rolland Bantar Tata at rolland.tata@inqababiotec.ng or Dr. Rachid Hanna at r.hanna@cgiar.org

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Professional Development Workshop

A Professional Development Workshop on the Introduction to Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry for Chemists and Biochemists will be held at CBI on 26-29 December 2017. To apply, email Dr. Kevin Njabo at kynjabo@ucla.edu and Mrs. Rose Ndango at r.ndango@cgiar.org

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CBI Bioinformatics Workshop Summary

A group of young graduate students, doctoral candidates and conservation professionals converged in Yaoundé in June 2017 with a common goal: to jump on the R bandwagon. Convinced that learning to run statistical packages in R would help further their research, they came to participate in the CBI Bioinformatics workshop from universities around Cameroon – […]

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Event — July 3–8, 2017, CAB-Alliance Bioinformatics Workshop

DNA sequencing technologies have advanced in such a way that individual researchers and research teams can generate large genomic and transcriptomic datasets quickly and relatively inexpensively. This increased accessibility of genome-scale data has made significant contributions to conservation by revealing cryptic species, identifying at-risk populations, quantifying genetic variation and identifying signatures of selection. However, the […]

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Event ― June 2017, IUCN red listing workshop: Assessment of Diospyros species

The Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) is currently leading a Global Ebony Assessment (GEA) which aims to assess and improve the conservation status of all Diospyros species worldwide. Among other objectives, GEA aims to complete red listing of the ebonies through a series of workshops and consultations with international timber organizations to assess the global exploitation […]

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Event ― July 5-27, 2017, Drexel Summer Break in Cameroon: Biodiversity and Conservation

The National Science Foundation – Partners in International Research and Education (NSF-PIRE) grant is funding a summer field course that will take place during July 5 –27, 2017. Participating students will have their travel and in-country costs funded by the grant. Students will be required to pay a commitment fee, which will be refunded to […]

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Event ― June 26-30, 2017, UCLA Bioinformatics Course

UCLA is hosting a summer bioinformatics course in Yaoundé, Cameroon from June 26th-30th, 2017.