Revision of Symposium: metabarcoding of environmental samples from Thu, 2013-04-04 13:43

<p class="rtejustify">The <a href="">Joint Experimental Molecular Unit</a> of the <a href="">Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)</a> and of the <a href="">Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA)</a>, the <a href="">Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO)</a> and the <a href="">Provincial Institute for Hygiene (PIH-Antwerpen) </a>cordially invite you to take part in a one-day symposium on metagenomics and environmental DNA.</p>
<p class="rtejustify"><strong>Date: Friday, 19 April 2013 &ndash; 9:00-17:00</strong></p>
<p class="rtejustify"><strong>Symposium venue:</strong>&nbsp; Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences&nbsp; - Vautierstraat 29 &ndash; B-1000 Brussels.</p>
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<p class="rtejustify"><strong>Invited speakers:</strong></p>
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<a href="">Eva BELLEMAIN (Spygen)</a>: eDNA as a tool for biodiversity assessments : what&rsquo;s next ?</li>
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<a href="">Sanne BOESSENKOOL (University of Oslo)</a>: title to be announced.</li>
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<a href="">Peter BREYNE (Research Institute for Nature and Forest)</a>: Validating metabarcoding of aquatic biota as a tool in biodiversity research.</li>
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<a href="">Rolf DANIEL (University of G&ouml;ttingen &ndash; Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology)</a>. Metagenomics -&nbsp; a way to assess and exploit unknown taxonomic and functional microbial diversity.</li>
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<a href="">Jelger HERDER (Reptielen Amfibie&euml;n Vissen Onderzoek Nederland)</a>: Environmental DNA as a basis for species conservation.</li>
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<a href="">Philip Francis THOMSEN (Natural History Museum of Denmark)</a>: Monitoring aquatic biodiversity using environmental DNA.</li>
<p class="rtejustify">The symposium will end with a general discussion.</p>
<p class="rtejustify">Registration is free but mandatory (in order to arrange the coffee breaks and lunch). Please register by sending an email before the 9th of April to Kurt Jordaens (</p>
<p class="rtejustify">Free coffee/tea and a lunch (sandwiches) will be offered.</p>
<p class="rtejustify">More information: Kurt Jordaens &ndash; Royal Museum for Central Africa &ndash;</p>

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith